When analyzing network traffic, it's useful to see the traffic at the packet level. In this video, learn about the Wireshark packet capture tool and discover how to use it to capture and analyze network packets.
- [Instructor] To look at network traffic … we need to use what's known as a network protocol analyser. … One of the most popular is Wireshark. … Wireshark is free to use … and runs on many platforms. … And for this module of the course … we'll run Wireshark on our Hydra virtual machine. … You can download Wireshark from it's website … and manually install it. … Or in Ubuntu we can use … the standard apt installation technique. … Let's do that. … Okay, we're installed. … So let's open it. … Note that I started this with sudo … as it needs to do privileged operations to capture packets. … The first thing I will do is … select the network interface I want to use. … In the area title Capture, … just below the the start caption … you can see the list of interfaces on my computer. … I'll select any. … Now click on the shark fin to start the capture. … I'm on Scorpio … and I'll setup a listener. … I've opened a new terminal on Hydra … and I'll connect to Scorpio. … And I'll send a hello message. …
- Hackers and the kill chain
- Viruses, spyware, and adware
- Detecting malware with Windows Defender
- Using Windows Firewall and Linux iptables
- Scanning with Nmap
- Monitoring network communications with Netcat
- Combating application-level threats
- Scanning a website to check for vulnerabilities
- Capturing intruders through packet inspection
Skill Level Beginner
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Intermediate
1. Why Cybersecurity?
4. Network Scanning
5. Network Connections
6. Vulnerability Scanning
7. Web Applications
8. Monitoring Packets
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