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Packet Sniffing: Ethereal Tips and Tricks

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This collection of Ethereal tips and tricks are taken from the book Ethereal Packet Sniffing.
One of the coolest features of Ethereal is its ability to reassemble all of the packets in a TCP conversation and display the ASCII in a very easy-to-read format. This makes it easy to pick out usernames and passwords from insecure protocols such as Telnet and FTP. The data can also be viewed in EBCDIC, hex dump, and C arrays. This data can then be saved or printed. A good use for this can be to reconstruct a web page.
 read more | mail this link | score:6581 | -Ray, May 31, 2004
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