Designed only for Linux, this tool allows hackers to sniff with Prism2 chipset-based cards. This technology is only meant to capture packets, and therefore leaves analysis to be performed by other tools; this is the reason why it dumps the captured packets in a pcap format, which is widely used by other sniffing tools. Most open source sniffing tools use pcap as the standard packet capture format. Since this tool is only specialized to capture data, it is reliable and can be used for long reconnaissance missions. The following diagram is a screenshot of the prismdump tool:

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