CloudShark Alternatives

    CloudShark is described as 'A web based platform that lets you view, analyze, and share packet capture files in a browser. Works in Safari for iPad and iPhone' and is a Network Analyzer in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to CloudShark for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Android and Mac. The best alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CloudShark are NetworkMiner (Free, Open Source), Radware (Paid), PacketSled (Freemium) and PCAPdroid (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021

    1. Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.
    2. NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows. NetworkMiner can parse PCAP files and regenerate/reassemble transmitted files and certificates from PCAP files with HTTP, FTP, SMB, SMB2, TFTP and several other protocols.
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    3. Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), is a global leader of application delivery and cyber security solutions for virtual, cloud and software defined data centers.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      PacketSled is next generation network forensics and breach detection. Continuously monitor for advanced threats and policy violations missed by other defenses, then analyze and remediate in record time.
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    4. PCAPdroid is an android app to capture the phone traffic and analyze it remotely (e.g. via Wireshark). The traffic can be easily downloaded from a remote device thanks to the integrated HTTP server, or streamed to a remote UDP receiver.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Wireshark
      Mojo Packets™ is web based tool that simplifies trace based analysis and troubleshooting of connectivity/performance issues observed in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11) environments.
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    5. Packet capture/Network traffic sniffer app with SSL decryption. Not that feature rich yet, but it's a powerful debugging tool especially when developing an app.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      AirSnare is another tool to add to your Wireless Intrusion Detection Toolbox. AirSnare will alert you to unfriendly MAC addresses on your network and will also alert you to DHCP requests taking place.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.5, released in May 2006, can be still downloaded from Download.com

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    6. Build and deploy world-class apps at scale; leave your Mobile DevSecOps to us.
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    7. HttpCanary supports packets capture and injection. With this app, you can test your mobile Rest APIs very very easy. Besides, HttpCanary provides multiple view browsers, such as raw viewer, hex viewer, preview viewer and so on.
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