promiscuous mode


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promiscuous mode

(networking)
Where a node on a network accepts all packets, regardless of their destination address.

promiscuous mode

The condition in which a node in a network recognizes and accepts all packets regardless of protocol type or destination. If a computer is in promiscuous mode, it could mean it has been compromised. After gaining illegal entry to a system, placing it in promiscuous mode allows it to receive all the available network traffic. See war driving.
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Stopping Threats Monitoring in promiscuous mode, ThreatSecure Network still enables security responders to end any potentially malicious network traffic sessions from the solution via an SDN framework used to capture and block network traffic, and disrupt sessions using an embedded IPS engine.
Additionally, the instrument is capable of operating in promiscuous mode capturing and timestamping all network traffic in support of data acquisition applications.
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Specter puts its network interface into promiscuous mode, quietly gathering all the data that enters the system.
0 16 MB of RAM recommended NDIS3 Compatible 10/100 Network Interface Card that support promiscuous mode capture and error statistics processing NetSense/ProConvert Systems Requirements:
Secure MAC Filtering: Currently, NICs in virtualized environments typically run in promiscuous mode.
The K2Air probe supports promiscuous mode uplink and downlink monitoring of up to 300 UEs in parallel on the air interface in real time.
3 full and half-duplex operation - Automatic MDI/MDI-X cross-over correction - Programmable MAC address - Promiscuous mode support - Power-saving and power-down modes - 2KB Transmit FIFO / 2 KB Receive FIFO -- 25-50 MHz operation -- 64-256 KB single-cycle flash and 16-64 KB single-cycle SRAM -- Up to 46 GPIOs -- Prices starting at US$4.
It can be used in a promiscuous mode to monitor network traffic only or can be used in an in-line mode to detect and block undesired packets.
PhatNet Personal Edition monitors PPP connections only; the Professional product also enables collection and filtering of network packets directly from the Ethernet network adapter in a promiscuous mode for all common forms of packet data and security performance information, allowing information to be exported in standard formats for charting and statistical analysis.
3 full and half- duplex operation - Automatic MDI/MDI-X cross-over correction - Programmable MAC address - Promiscuous mode support - Power-saving and power-down modes - 2KB Transmit FIFO / 2 KB Receive FIFO * 25-50 MHz operation * 64-256 KB single-cycle flash and 16-64 KB single-cycle SRAM * Up to 46 GPIOs * Prices starting at US$4.
The NetIntercept appliance captures network traffic using a modified UNIX kernel and a standard Ethernet interface placed in promiscuous mode, making it undetectable and guaranteed silent on the monitored network.