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Wireshark Reviews

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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  • Ask HN: Should it be legal to switch privacy policies after purchase?
    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. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 month ago
  • IP spoofing: Theory and implementation
    In order to verify traffic is being sent by our device, Wireshark can be used to capture and analyze outgoing packets. If all is well, wireshark should look like this, a blue UDP protocol packet with the source being our spoofed address. - Source: dev.to / 6 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Wireshark

11 Best Wireshark Alternatives in 2020
Wireshark is a widely used network monitoring and WiFi troubleshooting tool. However, with Wireshark tool is that you can only gather information from the network but cannot send this information.
5 Best Wireshark alternative packet sniffers
Wireshark & Alternative tools FAQs ⭐Can Wireshark do deep packet inspection or do I need something else?⭐Is Wireshark a vulnerability scanner?⭐Is Wireshark good at port scanning?⭐Which tool is a command line alternative to Wireshark?
6 Best Wireshark Alternatives for Windows and macOS
Colasoft Capsa works similar to the Wireshark. The Capsa is a network analyser and packet sniffer which explains the network traffic with great visualizations. That apart the Colasoft Capsa is intended for advanced enterprise network tracking and perhaps this is one of the reasons why the tool costs a staggering $999 per seat. Yet another downside is that Colasoft Capsa doesn’t support Mac and only supports...

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