This is our old Q&A Site. Please post any new questions and answers at ask.wireshark.org.

I all, sorry for my noob question but i'm in a trouble, someone is running wireshark in the network and I want to know certally what kind of data he can see, I know he can access passwords, but I want to know if he can access documents in the net or some other data, with data collected with wireshark.

What kind of data collect wireshark, Can I reconstruct office, txt, database transacctions, with data collected. I know he can see passwords (thats very dangerous but I

Thanks a lot for the info.

asked 22 Oct '12, 06:48

abitguru's gravatar image

abitguru
1112
accept rate: 0%


Depending on how he setup the capture he can see various scopes of network traffic. From that traffic he may be able to reconstruct various kinds of content. This also depends on the way, if any, the transport is encrypted.

permanent link

answered 22 Oct '12, 08:09

Jaap's gravatar image

Jaap ♦
11.7k16101
accept rate: 14%

Thanks a lot Jaap, you answer my question, and for severals test I make, I realice I can reconstruct some data. The trasnport isnt encrpyted.

(22 Oct '12, 08:13) abitguru

is there any tool to reconstruct data captured with wireshark? thanks.

(24 Oct '12, 05:27) abitguru
Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×122
×2

question asked: 22 Oct '12, 06:48

question was seen: 1,819 times

last updated: 24 Oct '12, 05:57

p​o​w​e​r​e​d by O​S​Q​A