Sniff traffic from LAN using ARP

What is ARP

ARP stands for Adress Resolution Protocol. It is the protocol that associates MAC addresses with IP addresses. It is a low-level protocol (Layer 2) that is still very vulnerable to spoofing, even though it is quite old (being defined defined by RFC 826 in 1982). ARP spoofing is a favourite to use in MITM (man-in-the-middle) attacks and it is simple to implement (using automated tools). Plus, it’s a great way to have fun when you are using the same LAN as others (like in dorms, classes etc). Continue reading “Sniff traffic from LAN using ARP”