NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows. NetworkMiner can be used as a passive network sniffer/packet capturing tool in order to detect operating systems, sessions, hostnames, open ports etc. without putting any traffic on the network. NetworkMiner can also parse PCAP files for off-line analysis and to regenerate/reassemble transmitted files and certificates from PCAP files.
Network Miner is for those who are not much familiar with using WireShark. Network Miner made easy to sniff packets from the network and categories and sort it in different tabs so you can interesting sniffed stuff. You can also analyze pcap files which are dumped using WireShark.
Some cool features can be found :
- Fully GUI application run on Windows platform.
- Open source application.
- Sniff User names of any mailing or social website e.g facebook,twitter,gmail and paypal so on…
- All sort of cookies can be sniffed with one click.
- Extraction of Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Windows Live(Hotmail) messages. (You don’t need password of someone to see his emails 😉 )
and more detailed features can be seen on official Network Miner web
Network miner has recently launched payware Professional version which provide some extra features e.g reporting, geo localization, command line script support.
Although the free version is so powerful, you will love it. We have been using it for long time.
Latest version is announced today.
Application : NetworkMiner_1-0.zip
Source code : NetworkMiner_1-0_source.zip
ChangeLog : ChangeLog