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Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

Packet Capture in Chrome OS

We often get requests from users of Google’s Chrome OS, the operating system installed on the Chromebook series of portable computers, on how to troubleshoot Wifi, apps, or websites. CloudShark is particularly helpful in these cases because installing Wireshark can be difficult or out of the expertise of those using systems like Chrome OS, particularly in education where Chrome OS has become very popular. Packet capture in Chrome OS Luckily there are a few ways you can get a network capture in Chrome OS.

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Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Six Malware Traffic Analysis Exercises in One

CloudShark developer and packet guru Tom Peterson gives us another example from to learn how to best use CloudShark and our Threat Assessment add-on to get to the root of malicious activity. Let’s join him now for his latest exercise. The exercise: 6 different pcaps with different malicious activity The 2017-11-21 malware traffic analysis exercise is a bit different than the past two I’ve dug into. This exercise is simply 6 PCAPs and our task is to just figure out what’s happening in each one.

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Friday, Dec 15, 2017

Network Troubleshooting with Aerohive Hivemanager NG and CloudShark

Watch our in-depth video If you deploy Aerohive devices in your network, solving problems using network captures will get it done faster. Aerohive’s integration with CloudShark makes it easy to actually work with real network traces. Watch our in-depth seminar above on how to solve a real-world problem using HiveManger NG and CloudShark. If you’re brand new, you can read the basics of how to set up your Aerohive system with CloudShark.

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Monday, Dec 11, 2017

CloudShark 3.4 - GeoIP maps, custom protocol preferences, and more

It’s the beginning of Winter here, and that means the devs are hard at work building new features into CloudShark to prevent themselves from freezing. The good news is that this has given us CloudShark 3.4, with the ability to see at a glance where in the world packets or malware traffic is coming from (or going to!), tracking bandwidth at the sub-millisecond level, or tweaking protocol decode preferences to fine tune your analysis.

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Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Windows 10 Malware Analysis Exercise in CloudShark

CloudShark developer and packet guru Tom Peterson has been deep in the trenches doing malware analysis exercises from to learn how to best use CloudShark and our Threat Assessment add-on to get to the root of malicious activity. Let’s join him now for his latest exercise. What’s up with this Windows 10 PC? Hi all! Tom here from CloudShark Support. One of the latest exercises from involves seeing some malicious traffic coming from a Windows 10 PC, as set up in the 2017-10-21 malware traffic analysis exercise.

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