Network Sniffing Tools

WireShark

Wireshark (previously known as Ethereal) is a open source network protocol analyzer that runs on both Unix and Windows.
Wireshark is used to capture or to examine data live on a network .

Features:

  • Rrich display filter language
  • Ability to view the reconstructed stream of a TCP session
  • See network data and packages live.
  • Capture network traffic and save to a file
  • supports hundreds of protocols and media types.
  • A tcpdump-like console version named tethereal