What is a packet sniffer or packet capturer?

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  1. topgunroofm
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    topgunroofm GBAtemp Regular

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    What is a packet sniffer or packet capturer? Is there one for the ds?
     
  2. commdante

    commdante GBAtemp Regular

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    A packet sniffer or capturer is a program that uses a hardware device that is capable to capture network packets in global (not those that are merely directed to it).

    Google next time please, should be on wiki.
     
  3. topgunroofm
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    topgunroofm GBAtemp Regular

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    Is there a program that does that for the ds?
     
  4. commdante

    commdante GBAtemp Regular

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    DS uses wifi, so any wifi sniffer will do. You'll have to search for it yourself though, and you'll need a decent wifi adapter that can go promicious (:?) or scan-mode or whatever it's called these days..
     
  5. topgunroofm
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    Can you give me the name of one of them?
     
  6. a2h

    a2h GBAtemp Regular

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    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=packet+sniffer
     
  7. sprogurt

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    LMFAO at lmgtfy XD I'm sure there was an app to send traffic aswell as an app to crack pcap files
     
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