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5 Best Wireshark alternative packet sniffers

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  1. Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer for Unix and Windows. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network.

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    You could use Wireshark[1] which is a pretty powerful network packet sniffing application. If you capture using monitor mode, you'll likely see a bunch of 802.11 requests - take a look at [2]. 1: https://wireshark.org.
  2. Ettercap is a suite for man in the middle attacks on LAN.

  3. Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system.

  4. SmartSniff is a packet sniffer that capture TCP/IP packets and display them as sequence of conversations between clients and servers.

  5. GUI network monitor for Linux.

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    Savvius Omnipeek

    This hasn't been added to SaaSHub yet

  7. Industry-standard tool for link-layer network access in Windows.