Penetration Testing Security Reconnaissance

Network Miner 1.1 released

Network Miner 1.1 is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool that can be used to capture packets in order to detect sessions, plain text logins(user,password), hosts, open ports, certificates and dozen of other features that can be only viewed when you install it. It also support Offline analysis of PCap files that i captured using different tools/Operating systems.

Our previous post about Network Miner 1.0 can be viewed for the detail description. How ever this post is about Network Miner 1.1 release.


Network Miner 1.1 ChangeLog Summary :

  • Google Analytic’s parameters (Screen resolution,language,browser and other info)  in Network Miner under ‘Host Details’.
  • Drag n Drop pcap files directly, make sure Networkminer 1.1 is running 😀
  • Provide PCap files as a arguments using CLI interface.
  • Improvements for SMB/CIFS and NetBIOS.
  • Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) frames Support in PCap data files.
  • Stability for load PCap data files.
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Penetration Testing Security Reconnaissance

Network Miner 1.0

Network Miner

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.

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ChangeLog : ChangeLog