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    tcpdump

    tcpdump is a common packet analyzer that runs under the command line. It allows the user to intercept and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    netcat

    Netcat is a featured networking utility which reads and writes data across network connections, using the TCP/IP protocol. It is designed to be a reliable...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Wireshark functions on the lower levels of the OSI model and its main feature is dumping all network traffic for all ports and protocols on various OSI levels. netcat is basically a network service/client system, it serves or listens on a specified port for text-based data (like cat) Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Intercepter-NG

    Intercepter-NG is a multifunctional network toolkit for various types of IT specialists. The main purpose is to recover *interesting* data from the network stream and...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD iPad

    • Discontinued App unavailable on Play Store and website is flagged by modern browsers as potentially malicious.
    • Warning Website blocked by modern browsers as possible trojan.
  • Nethogs

    NetHogs is a small 'net top' tool. Instead of breaking the traffic down per protocol or per subnet, like most tools do, it groups bandwidth by process. NetHogs...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

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    Ettercap

    Ettercap is a suite for man in the middle attacks on LAN. It features sniffing of live connections, content filtering on the fly and many other interesting tricks. It...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Colasoft Capsa icon

    Colasoft Capsa

    Capsa performs real-time packet capturing, 24/7 network monitoring, protocol analysis, in-depth packet decoding, and automatic expert diagnosis.

    Commercial Windows

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    SmartSniff

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

    Free Windows

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    Ethereal

    Ethereal® is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and education. It has all of the...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    PacketSled

    PacketSled is next generation network forensics and breach detection. Continuously monitor for advanced threats and policy violations missed by other defenses, then...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Scapy

    Scapy is a powerful interactive packet manipulation program. It is able to forge or decode packets of a wide number of protocols, send them on the wire, capture them...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • CloudShark icon

    CloudShark

    A web based platform that lets you view, analyze, and share packet capture files in a browser. Works in Safari for iPad and iPhone.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Debookee

    Debookee is the simplest & most powerful network traffic analyzer for macOS. Network Traffic Interception Debookee is able to intercept and monitor the traffic...

Wireshark Comments

Great application. It's a bit much for mere mortals but tha ...

Comment by evan
about Wireshark · Jun 2011 · 1 Helpful

Great application. It's a bit much for mere mortals but that doesn't really matter.

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