Solved

Easy Software tool for data packet sniffer

Posted on 2012-03-18
4
300 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-19
I am looking for an easy to use to monitor the data send from browsing websites, over the port 80. Basically I want to see if my login details are send by plain text or encrypted.
0
Comment
Question by:dipster307
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:a_b
ID: 37734978
You can use either Ethereal - www.ethereal.com/ or Fiddler (simpler to use) www.fiddler2.com/
Easy to use. Just start the software and run your program. It will show you all the HTTP traffic
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
DaemonBarber earned 500 total points
ID: 37736628
I use wireshark www.wireshark.org
This used to be called ethereal, but they had to change the name.
0
 

Author Comment

by:dipster307
ID: 37737247
ok, so I tried wireshark, yes I agree easy to use. However how do I get it to capture and monitor just one website which I am browsing on my laptop???
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:a_b
ID: 37737391
0

Featured Post

Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Running classic asp applications under Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) and IIS 7 is not as easy as one may think. It took me a while to figure it out while getting error 8002801d a few times. After you install the OS you will need to install the fol…
More often than not, we developers are confronted with a need: a need to make some kind of magic happen via code. Whether it is for a client, for the boss, or for our own personal projects, the need must be satisfied. Most of the time, the Framework…
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates using Microsoft Excel pivot tables, how to reverse engineer competitors' marketing strategies through backlinks.
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…

805 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question