Category: Cloudshark In The Wild

Monday, Dec 2, 2013

Polidea Cellular Data Network Simulator CloudShark Integration

We love it when good ideas come together. Recently we were contacted by the smart people at Polidea, a company that delivers dynamic mobile app design, development, and testing to its clients. To assist in the latter, Polidea cooked up an open source Cellular Data Network Simulator that you can grab on GitHub. We got a chance to talk to Kamil Trzciński from Polidea about the project and their CloudShark integration.

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Thursday, Feb 7, 2013

Intel "Packet of Death" Capture

UPDATE: Here is Intel’s official statement - it is important to note that this had little to do with Intel and only a specific manufacturer. The creator of AstLinux, Kristian Kielhofner, recently discovered a bug in certain model and version of Intel based Gigabit Ethernet implementations that can result in a “packet of death” that will bring down the network interface, requiring a power cycle of the interface in order to restore functionality.

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Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013

MITM Attack Capture Shared Through CloudShark

Last weekend, an apparent Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) Attack on the popular code sharing site occurred, which seemed to originate from China for users trying to traverse the “Great Firewall”. This was strange, as there had been many news stories not even two days before about China blocking and then subsequently unblocking access to github. Whatever the reason, a subject of the attack was able to create a packet trace of it, and uploaded it to our free cloudshark.

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Friday, Oct 7, 2011

CloudShark mentioned in Practical Packet Analysis by Chris Sanders

If you pick up a copy of “Practical Packet Analysis” by Chris Sanders (2011 2nd Edition, No Starch Press), you’ll find CloudShark mentioned as one of Chris’s favorite packet analysis tools. We are also fans of Chris’s recently updated book. Chris packs a lot of detail into the book’s 11 chapters. The book focuses on using Wireshark to explore real networking problems. However, you don’t have to be a Wireshark expert to understand the troubleshooting approach outlined for several different protocols including DHCP, HTTP, and DNS.

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