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RE: sniffing packets on a switch
From: "Hankes, Christopher A" <Christopher.A.Hankes () uwsp edu>
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 16:28:35 -0600

I assume you are using linux. I have done some experimenting on my home
network with a program called ettercap. It does a pretty good job. It
can crack some implements of https and ssh1. It also seemed to do a
pretty good job sniffing user names and passwords. You can get it here
http://ettercap.sourceforge.net/

Christopher Hankes
CIS major
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point


-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Borre [mailto:sfborre () yahoo com] 
Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 5:55 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: sniffing packets on a switch

I am interested in what people recommend using to
sniff packets on a switch. I have heard that TCPdump
has some problems doing this. Thank you ahead of the
time for any assistance.

Scott Borre

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