packet sniffing

packet sniffing

Inspecting packets being transmitted in a network. See network analyzer.
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Historical approaches to Wi-Fi channel selection use spectrum analysis or packet sniffing techniques to basically guess the impact of interference on Wi-Fi capacity," said Bill Kish, co-founder and chief technology officer at Ruckus Wireless.
The fully updated second edition of this guide to packet analysis using the popular network tool Wireshark, provides in-depth information on the theory and concepts of network traffic analysis as well as practical real world examples of packet sniffing in a variety of situations.
Using packet sniffing technology, a malicious intruder can capture sensitive data and compromise network security.
The VPN creates a 'tunnel' in which cryptographic tunneling protocols prevent snooping or packet sniffing, authentication blocks any attempts at identity spoofing and can therefore provide message integrity.
You can have all the content filters and packet sniffing software in place across your network, but if there is someone viewing something he shouldn't be, there is little you can do.
CSI's Marcia is seeing firms switch from harvesting calls witfi packet sniffing technologies to grabbing audio directly from the phone system software using APIs such as Avaya's device media call control (DMCC) and Cisco's Active Recording.
Because of this "shared-medium" topology, cable modem users may experience somewhat slower network access during periods of peak demand, and may be more susceptible to risks such as packet sniffing and unprotected windows shares than users with other types of connectivity.
Entegra for Oracle provides a comprehensive alternative to traditional data auditing methods such as application modification, database triggers and packet sniffing, all of which, Lumigent maintains, "are costly, incomplete, and introduce risk.
Using a technique called packet sniffing, Z-Rod said he collected several credit card numbers from the wireless network of a local retail business while he ate lunch across the street.
Unfortunately, the Internet is full of ways for others to observe and access your packets, including packet sniffing, packet spoofing, and man-in-the-middle attacks.
It works on a packet sniffing system that can analyze data flowing through computer networks to determine whether it is an e-mail message.
The 10G-PCIE2-8C2-2S-SYNC dual-SFP+-port adapter is specifically designed for applications such as cybersecurity and high frequency trading where accurate timestamping, lossless packet sniffing and injection at line rate, and cutting edge latencies are required.