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Packet sniffers and how to protect yourself from them

This post explores packet sniffers, which are a useful tool and a potential threat. It provides detailed information about packet sniffers, software used as packet sniffers, how sniffers work, types of sniffing, protocols vulnerable to sniffing, Wireshark® filters, threats of Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) poisoning, span port, and how to defend against packet sniffing.

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