Wireshark is a graphical packet capture and analyser open-source software. It can be used for a variety of network communication analysis tasks like protocol development and troubleshooting. It shows packets on the IP level.

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Is my network being sniffed?

Is there any way to find out if someone who is connected to my network is sniffing packets? There is a way with nmap if his card is in promiscuous mode but what if it is passive?
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Why can't I decrypt SSL traffic with the client's private key only?

I have found that I can decrypt SSL traffic in Wireshark with the server's private key. Why isn't the client's private key enough to decrypt SSL traffic?
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Decrypting TLS in Wireshark when using DHE_RSA ciphersuites

How can I decrypt TLS messages when an ephemeral Diffie-Hellman ciphersuite is used? I am able to expose the premaster secret and master secret from the SSL Client. Using that, how to decrypt the ...
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How to study the packets sent by a keylogger

One of my friends runescape account got hacked through key-logger. He downloaded a runescape gold generator from a file sharing site and tried to use it. I have a strong doubt that it is a key-logger. ...
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How to fuzz proprietary protocol over SSL?

I'm doing vulnerability research on a client/server architecture that uses a custom proprietary protocol sent over SSL (port 443). I need to be able to intercept the traffic, and be able to view it in ...
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Extract cookies from pcap

Is there any tool to extract cookies from network sniffs generated by tcpdump (.pcap files). I know I can open it in wireshark but it will take a while until I find the domain I am interested into ...
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When do Ps Tools send cleartext passwords, and how can I demonstrate this?

The Ps Tools from Mark Russinovich are very handy remote administration utilities. However, they all come with one big caveat. Note that the password is transmitted in clear text to the remote ...
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How to diagnose and handle unexplained open network connections?

I was using Wireshark in order to check the activity of an unknown client in my home network, and to my surprise, I found some strange connections established by my own computer. I disconnected all ...
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how to monitor a Wifi (802.11) network?

How to capture a sequential stream of data between two machines, making no assumptions about network layer protocols? On wired network, one can do it by ARP spoofing and then sniff the network. One ...
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Watching for applications like WireShark and other eaves dropping on corporate network

Are there ways to monitor and check for network monitoring like WireShark? Or would it just be more ideal to ensure every application uses SSL to ensure no employee or anyone could packet sniff ...
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SSL/TLS version switch over reason

I'm studying the SSL/TLS protocol, more specifically its handshake. I know that initially, a client sends a Client Hello message to the server which includes the TLS version supported by the client. ...
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How do I verify exactly which cipher suite is in use for this Remote Desktop session?

You can configure Windows to use only certain cipher suites during things like Remote Desktop sessions. Cipher suites such as RC4 56 bit, RC4 128 bit, Triple DES 168 bit, etc. SSL/TLS is not in play ...
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Does anyone know how to “tcpdump” traffic decrypted by Mallory MITM?

I'm looking for some help in capturing network traffic that I can analyze in Wireshare (or other tools). The tool I'm using is mallory. If anyone is familiar with mallory, I could use some help. ...
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How would a keylogger bypass Wireshark sniffing?

I often see malicious keyloggers being advertised as having anit-wireshark feature. Meaning their data can't be sniffed. Is it possible to do so? How would they do it? My guess is that they just ...
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Can I listen to a remote IP's traffic using Wireshark? (Man in the Middle)

How can I listen to a remote IP's traffic using Wireshark? (Man in the Middle)
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Search for user credentials within a packet capture of a gmail session over SPDY

I was reading this paper on SSL/TLS from the SANS Reading Room on how to capture and decrypt your own SSL traffic with Wireshark. I wanted to capture the credentials used to login to gmail. When the ...
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Capturing iTunes traffic with Wireshark - SSL decryption question

I'm fooling around with Wireshark to capture the activation packets for an iPhone and some other stuff, however the traffic is encrypted. There should be a private SSL key somewhere on my computer to ...
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How Can I Capture Packets of LAN device in Wireshark?

I want to use my computer to capture packets sent by my Android phone in applications: e.g. YouTube. I captured http requests coming from the machine where Wireshark is installed already, now I want ...
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wireshark does't show HTTP requests from other devices

My machine along with several other machines are connected to wireless router. When i open some http page on same machine(M1) where wireshark is installed, it captures the packets such as HTTP GET or ...
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How to further analyze suspicious traffic

I've been monitoring my network traffic with Little Snitch, and today, when launching Chrome, just the default Chrome tab (shows most frequent sites), it alerted me Chrome was trying to connect over ...
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DNS packets during ARP poisoning

I carried out an arp poisoning attack from my virtual machine to real machine with cain and able and collected data with wireshark from real machine. While I was investigating data with wireshark I ...
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How to sniff email with https on Windows? [closed]

I am working now on Windows 7 and I want to see if I can sniff an email content on it with Wireshark. So all right with http but with https I can't at this moment and I don't understand how. You ...
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Why is the SSL handshake not shown in Wireshark?

I am trying to figure out if some Android applications with login functions are vulnerable to man in the middle attacks or not. I have set up a MITM proxy (as an attacker) on my lubuntu machine and ...
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Some http requests are not send encrypted by vpn! Why?

I subscribed to a VPN service recently, and installed wireshark to take a look at the traffic sent from my computer. Practically all of it goes through UDP protocol, encrypted. But there are two HTTP ...
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How to get private key used to decrypt HTTPS traffic sent and received from my own browser with wireshark

I am working with a website that sends API requests. I would like to write a client to make the requests myself, but in order to do so I would need to first see the request payloads. However, the ...
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Can Your ISP use a Packet Sniffer? [closed]

Can ISPs presumably use packet sniffing applications such as wireshark and monitor my unencrypted data? Are they "allowed" to do so?
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Wireshark Trace containing SSL RSA with RC4 128 md5

I thought it'd be a neat idea to do a wireshark capture on my own login to a website and try to figure out where the packet containing the password is and decrypt it. So I logged into a website ...
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How does wireshark detects online-messenger traffic?

I have been working on how to find use of online messenger (e.g imo.im, ebuddy) using wireshark. I'm doing , as i need to build SIEM (security information event management) use-cases which detects ...
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Will packet sniffing still work if all connections go through a local proxy?

Will packet sniffing work if all connections use a local proxy? You are forced to use this proxy to get a connection to the internet at all.
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Why wireshark source ip tab lists other ip as well

I was trying to capture some packets using Wireshark. I could find a lots of ip in the source address tab. Which ip do they represent. Which all packets are visible to wireshark when I run it in my ...
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Extremely suspicious UDP network traffic when idle [closed]

My computer has been using about 7Mbps when idle, it does the same thing even I am playing games and such. This is the Wireshark capture ...
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How to view WiFi traffic using Wireshark on a 3rd party?

I am trying to look at traffic between my phone and the outside world, and for whatever reason I can't see the outside world's traffic coming in. I am running Wireshark on a Kali box, I turned on the ...
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MiTM not working --rejected by router?

I have been attempting to run a MiTM on a very old XP SP3 computer. I have attempted it with 3 products, as listed below: Wireshark: Traffic from the computer did not even show up. (I did see traffic ...
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Sniffing From Squid SSL

I created a Squid proxy and a self-signed SSL certificate. The SSL certificate on the server is a private certificate linked to the ssl-bump feature. I am using tshark to dump the SSL traffic, but I ...
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Wireshark detecting suspicious messages through jabber protocol, It says it is from my website, no idea what it is

I was doing a network scan on my computer with Wireshark and came up with something very suspicious: I found a stream with the jabber protocol. I do not have a jabber server set up nor do I have any ...
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How do I verify versions of Adobe?

I ran a vulnerability scan against a server and it is pulling back a lot of Adobe vulnerabilities. I ran a Wireshark capture on the scan but I can't seem to write up a Wireshark filter on the packets. ...
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Configure Wireshark to capture preformatted data from pseudo-device

So, for a research project, I'm trying to use the HONE project on github, which creates during its module installation two pseudo-devices in the /dev folder. These are called hone and honet, the ...
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Is suspicious network activity likely to be caused by a rootkit?

Netstat has been one of my favorite tools to check out possible malicious connections, but then I heard about the dangers of rootkits and their high complexity, allowing them to be able to bypass ...
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wireshark only showing inbound traffic

I am using a dynex DX-EHB4 ethernet hub with two systems connected to it, the target desktop and another desktop running wireshark in promiscuous mode. I have a filter in place "host x.x.x.x" so I ...
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Client Hello message suggests cipher suite which is not in the list specified by setEnabledCipherSuites() method

In my code, I use JSSE6 API to specify a list of enabled cipher suites. I aimed to only allow 168 bits or higher encryption cipher suites, below is a part of my code: /** List of 168 bits encryption ...
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Force connected devices to use http rather than https

I am very new to MITM attacks and have been faffing around on my home network today.. When sniffing my iPhone trying to connect to some mail accounts I have noticed that it shows a message stating ...
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Bash shell exploit using SIP

I have a SIP proxy server, that would like to test Shellshock on. I have used this https://github.com/zaf/sipshock to try and test. but this is what I get. So I just want to know generally what is ...
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How to remove tcp header of packets captured with dumpcap?

The traffic from Wireshark saved into a file with dumpcap. In this file a have for example : € X `þ $À6 @ íëÃNxXÀ¨£ P&E»kKí¨<`PEà; HTTP/1.1 200 OK Cache-Control: private And I ...
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When EAPOL packets are exchanged?

I have put wireshark to capture interface in monitor mode. I have also enable decryption and set keys in Wireshark preferences, but protocol for all packets is 802.11 which I think it means that ...
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Turn Binary Data into Airborne Packets? [closed]

Are there any software libraries and/or wireless drivers that make it possible to turn a sequence of binary data into a wireless packet in the air? For example, if someone used Airpcap/Wireshark to ...
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How can I strip sensitive data out of a Wireshark log report?

I have a sync app that doesn't work and the developer asked me to try and perform a sync with Wireshark capturing the data and send the Wireshark log to him. I noticed that Wireshark saves sensitive ...
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Wireshark displays sql calls - Prevention

So I was analysing a new application that is being written. I noticed that on the app server level there are sql calls that are being made from C# code. These calls can be seen in wireshark by ...
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What's the best route to watch network traffic on our networks?

We have a single switch that routes all our different offices around the country using Meraki VPN. We have a VM on the switch (to the extent it can see all subdomains and different IP addresses in our ...
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Wireshark Packet Capture

I need to capture/analyse the packets of another system connected to same network, is it possible with Wireshark? I have Wireshark installed on my system; what options do I need to capture packets of ...
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Do i need to have Airpcap?

Hi I am learning system security in an online course, in a practical experiment I tried to monitor the traffic through my router using wireshark1.10.3 but i have a feeling that it only sensing traffic ...