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Screencast: How to gather host-level data with Network Miner

Peter Giannoulis of demonstrates how to use Network Miner, an open source, passive network sniffer tool that hasn't received the attention that it deserves.

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According to Peter Giannoulis of, one particular open source tool hasn't received the attention that it deserves. Network Miner, a free, Windows-based passive network sniffer, allows users to gather network information that is host-centric rather than packet-centric.

 In this short demo, Peter Giannoulis explains how Network Miner can be used to gather information from hosts on your network, including identification of ports, protocols, operating systems and other services.


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This was last published in December 2008

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