Jan 9, 2023 1 min read



WireShark is a free and open source network protocol analyzer. WireShark is used worldwide by a variety of security professionals in government, law enforcement, business and academia. WireShark is considered by many as the standard for network forensics tools on the market.

WireShark has a rich set of features and functions which allow cybersecurity professionals to capture and analyze a variety of network phenomena. This includes tools for examining packet contents, extracting valuable data and analyzing protocol statistics.

WireShark Features

  • Live and offline packet caputure and analysis
  • Deep packet inspection
  • VoIP Analysis
  • Works with multiple operating systems
  • Real time display filters
  • Capture multiple file formats
  • Capture data from Ethernet, IEEE 802.11, PPP/HDLC, ATM, Bluetooth, USB, Token Ring, Frame Relay, FDDI, and others

WireShark Download

WireShark can be downloaded for free on the developer's website. Multiple options and versions are available for different operating systems.

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