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multipurpose sniffer/interceptor/logger for switched LAN

Ettercap is a multi-functional packet sniffer/interceptor/logger that works on switched LANs. It allows the active and passive dissection of numerous protocols, including ciphered ones, such as SSH1, and includes features for network and host analysis. Four modes are available: IP Based, MAC Address Based, ARP Based, and PublicARP Based.

Version: License: GPL-2+ GitHub
Maintainers No Maintainer
Categories net security
Platforms darwin freebsd
  • debug (Enable debug binaries)
  • gtk (Enable GTK3 support)
  • universal (Build for multiple architectures)

"ettercap" depends on

lib (10)
build (3)

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Port notes

Without root permission, ettercap will not be able to access your network interfaces, so you probably want to run it as:
sudo ettercap To start the GTK interface, use:
sudo ettercap -G

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