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sniffer

(snif′ĕr)
A colloquial term for any inhaled substance used illicitly to become intoxicated. Examples include benzene, ether, gasoline, and glue.
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See discussion of packet sniffer programs infra Part I.
employed different types of packet sniffers over the years.
whether to allow the government to use packet sniffers is a practical
Some argue that packet sniffers are not materially different from
Sirit's Packet Sniffer is a listening device used to independently verify transmitted DSRC data and protocols.
The program uses packet sniffers to monitor the network.
The essays cover threats ranging from packet sniffers to Trojan horses and countermeasures such as authentication and encryption.
IPsec is terrific for applications like VoIP, to reduce the threat of packet sniffers or man-in-the-middle attacks.
Securify provides a single, real-time representation of usage that has been previously unavailable without tedious integration of data from existing directories, application logs, surveys, packet sniffers and other network monitoring tools.
The IA OEM-DAUB1 2400 USB ZigBee dongles can operate as packet sniffers with either the free protocol analyzer supplied or all the leading 3rd party packet decoders, or as other nodes in the ZigBee network.
Networks using the TCP/IP protocol suite are vulnerable to forged source addresses, packet sniffers that pick up passwords, re-routing of traffic to facilitate eavesdropping or tampering, active hijacking attacks on TCP connections, and a variety of denial of service attacks.
Unlike traditional packet sniffers and protocol analyzers that have been adapted from their original purpose to analyze wired networks, AirMagnet solutions were designed specifically for wireless LANs.