Tools:Network Forensics

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Network Forensics Packages and Appliances

E-Detective
http://www.edecision4u.com/
http://www.digi-forensics.com/home.html
Burst
http://www.burstmedia.com/release/advertisers/geo_faq.htm
Expensive IP geolocation service.
chkrootkit
http://www.chkrootkit.org
cryptcat
http://farm9.org/Cryptcat/
Enterasys Dragon
http://www.enterasys.com/products/advanced-security-apps/index.aspx
Instrusion Detection System, includes session reconstruction.
MaxMind
http://www.maxmind.com
IP geolocation services and data provider for offline geotagging. Free GeoLite country database. Programmable APIs.
netcat
http://netcat.sourceforge.net/
NetDetector
http://www.niksun.com/product.php?id=4
NetDetector is a full-featured appliance for network security surveillance, signature-based anomaly detection, analytics and forensics. It complements existing network security tools, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems and switches/routers, to help provide comprehensive defense of hosted intellectual property, mission-critical network services and infrastructure


netflow/flowtools
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/732/Tech/nmp/netflow/index.shtml
http://www.splintered.net/sw/flow-tools/
http://silktools.sourceforge.net/
http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/appliances/directory/293 Netflow Appliance (VMWare)
NetIntercept
http://www.sandstorm.net/products/netintercept
NetIntercept captures whole packets and reassembles up to 999,999 TCP connections at once, reconstructing files that were sent over your network and creating a database of its findings. It recognizes over 100 types of network protocols and file types, including web traffic, multimedia, email, and IM.
NetworkMiner
http://networkminer.wiki.sourceforge.net/NetworkMiner
NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows. NetworkMiner can be used as a passive network sniffer/packet capturing tool or to parse PCAP files for off-line analysis.
rkhunter
http://rkhunter.sourceforge.net/
ngrep
http://ngrep.sourceforge.net/
nslookup
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nslookup
Name Server Lookup command line tool used to find IP address from domain name.
Sguil
http://sguil.sourceforge.net/
Snort
http://www.snort.org/
ssldump
http://ssldump.sourceforge.net/
tcpdump
http://www.tcpdump.org
tcpxtract
http://tcpxtract.sourceforge.net/
tcpflow
http://www.circlemud.org/~jelson/software/tcpflow/
truewitness
http://www.nature-soft.com/forensic.html
Linux/open-source. Based in India.
OmniPeek by WildPackets
http://www.wildpackets.com/solutions/network_forensics
http://www.wildpackets.com/products/network_analysis/omnipeek_network_analyzer/forensics_search
OmniPeek is a network forensics tool used to capture, store, and analyze historical network traffic.
Whois
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WHOIS Web service and command line tool to look up registry information for internet domain.
http://www.arin.net/registration/agreements/bulkwhois.pdf Bulk WHOIS data request from ARIN
IP Regional Registries
http://www.arin.net/community/rirs.html
http://www.arin.net/index.shtml American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
http://www.afrinic.net/ African Network Information Center (AfriNIC)
http://www.apnic.net/ Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC)
http://www.lacnic.net/en/ Latin American and Caribbean IP Address Regional Registry (LACNIC)
http://www.ripe.net/ RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC)
Wireshark / Ethereal
http://www.wireshark.org/
Open Source protocol analyzer previously known as ethereal.
Kismet
http://www.kismetwireless.net/
Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system.
Xplico
http://www.xplico.org/
Open Source Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT). Protocols supported: HTTP, SIP, FTP, IMAP, POP, SMTP, TCP, UDP, IPv4, IPv6, ...

Command-line tools

arp - view the contents of your ARP cache

ifconfig - view your mac and IP address

ping - send packets to probe remote machines

tcpdump - capture packets

snoop - captures packets from the network and displays their contents (Solaris)

nemesis - create arbitrary packets

tcpreplay - replay captured packets

traceroute - view a network path

gnetcast - GNU rewrite of netcat

packit - packet generator

nmap - utility for network exploration and security auditing

Xplico Open Source Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT)

ARP and Ethernet MAC Tools

arping - transmit ARP traffic

arpdig - probe LAN for MAC addresses

arpwatch - watch ARP changes

arp-sk - perform denial of service attacks

macof - CAM table attacks

ettercap - performs various low-level Ethernet network attacks

CISCO Discovery Protocol Tools

cdpd - transmit and receive CDP announcements; provides forgery capabilities

ICMP Layer Tests and Attacks

icmp-reset

icmp-quench

icmp-mtu

ish - ICMP shell (like SSH, but uses ICMP)

isnprober

IP Layer Tests

iperf - IP multicast test

fragtest - IP fragment reassembly test

UDP Layer Tests

udpcast - includes UDP-receiver and UDP-sender

TCP Layer

lft http://pwhois.org/lft - TCP tracing

etrace http://www.bindshell.net/tools/etrace

firewalk http://www.packetfactory.net