Chapter 8

Network Forensics

Part I

Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction to networking investigation methods in Python with examples, including both ping sweep and port scanning operations. In addition, the chapter introduces wxPython, a cross-platform graphical user interface library for Python. wxPython is used in both ping sweep and port scanning sample applications.

Keywords

Network forensics

Network investigation

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Port

Ping

Ping sweep

Port scan

wxPython

Socket

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