A quick intro to sniffers: Wireshark/Ethereal, ARPSpoof, Ettercap, ARP poisoning

Tuesday, 31 July 2007, 1:27 AM EST

When I tell some of my coworkers that I�m sniffing the network, they have a tendency to look at me funny. A Sniffer (also know as a Network Analyzer) is a piece of software that can look at network traffic, decode it, and give meaningful data that a network administrator can use to diagnose problems on a network. Sniffers are also useful tools for deviant computer users since they can be used to pull plain text passwords off a network.

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Using Hollywood to improve your security program

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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