Chapter 6Network Sniffing

In this chapter, we will talk about various techniques used to sniff traffic across a network. In order to fully understand this chapter, I would recommend you to spend some time reading about how TCP/IP works. A majority of the techniques we will discuss in this chapter would work only on the local area network and not across the Internet. So the target needs to be on the same local area network for our attacks to work. These attacks are really helpful when you are performing internal penetration tests. The only way to make them work remotely is by compromising a host remotely and then using that compromised host to sniff traffic on its local network, but this is not discussed in this chapter as all this is a part of ...

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