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    Junior Member
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    detect IP sniffing

    Is it possible to determine if someone is sniffing traffic on our server?

    If so, what is the best way to go about this?


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    AO übergeek phishphreek's Avatar
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    Jan 2002
    Sure, there are a couple of different ways and tools out there.

    You didn't give any specific info on your network (cables, hubs, managed/unmanaged switches, routers, workstation OSs, server OSs, etc.)

    Is there any reason you think that someone is sniffing your traffic?
    If so, why?

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    Dec 2004
    Hi. You might be interested in this tool if you are managing a Windows network.

    PromqryUI 1.0

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    Apr 2004
    Thanks for the information everyone. The server is a Linux/Apache setup. I am not sure about the routers and hubs. It is a dedicated server but it is hosted.

    We don't necessarily have any evidence that someone may be sniffing traffic. We would just like to take a proactive approach--just in case.


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