Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems



It’s easy to capture packets with Wireshark, the world’s most popular network sniffer, whether off the wire or from the air. But how do you use those packets to understand what’s happening on your network

With an expanded discussion of network protocols and 45 completely new scenarios, this extensively revised second edition of the best-selling Practical Packet Analysis will teach you how to make sense of your PCAP data. You’ll find new sections on troubleshooting slow networks and packet analysis for security to help you better understand how modern exploits and malware behave at the packet level. Add to this a thorough introduction to the TCP/IP network stack and you’re on your way to packet analysis proficiency. Continue reading “Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems” »

Zero-Day Exploit: Countdown to Darkness


The realistic portrayals of researching, developing, and ultimately defending the Internet from a malicious “Zero-Day” attack will appeal to every corner of the IT community. Although finctional, the numerous accounts of real events and references to real people will ring true with every member of the security community. This book will also satisfy those not on the “inside” of this community, who are fascinated by the real tactics and motives of criminal, malicious hackers and those who defend the Internet from them. Continue reading “Zero-Day Exploit: Countdown to Darkness” »