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This tool works for web apps. But does it works for mobile apps. Can it capture the packets, perform sniffing etc for mobile apps. Consider a scenario where user logs in to a mobile app and perform some action. The request-response, proxies intercepting would work here and how?

asked 18 Jun '14, 23:06

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Either the mobile app sends and receives network traffic, in which case Wireshark can capture that traffic to the same extent that it can capture traffic sent to and received by a browser (which is what would run your Web app), or it doesn't send or receive network traffic (for example, a camera app that just stores pictures on the machine, rather than uploading them to some site), in which case, obviously, there's nothing Wireshark can do.

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answered 20 Jun '14, 17:34

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