[Snort-users] readable sniffing

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Mon Feb 14 16:31:16 EST 2005


At 06:54 PM 2/14/2005, sascha pohflepp wrote:
>for a project i need a way to sniff packages in a way that it outputs the 
>captured information in the most human-readable way possible. i.e. 
>stripping away all the technical overhead like IPs and timestamps and the 
>like. preferrably it should just display the HTML-content of a website for 
>example, or even better just the text without markup-information.

Snort's an intrusion sensor.. it's designed around detecting network 
attacks. Sounds more like you want to engage in data snooping.

You probably want a tool like dsniff's webspy, which enables you to sniff 
URLs browsed by a target and "surf along" with them in a local web browser.






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