The network adapter is the node where you can get all the data sent and received. These packets with data can be analyzed and in this way, you can detect malicious activities of different programs. Just like a sniffer dog that uses his senses to detect any form of danger is the same way this tool uses a network sniffing component to add protection to your system. It is a tool that runs a system analysis to a point that you just have to make sure that you are able to manage and handle all the operations of this tool with minimal effort.
It can capture packets through different methods, using:
- WinPcap Capture Driver
- Raw Sockets
- Microsoft Network Monitor Driver
This is quite a lightweight application that its presence does not compromise the functioning of the entire computer system. It is a tool that captures both the TCP and the IP packets to make sure that the internet security is enhanced. The installation is simple and straightforward and you have to make sure that you are able to also install the driver function of the same to a point that you prevent any compatibility challenges.
The fact that it also handles the client protocols with ease also makes it the best tool for all manner of functions.
SmartSniff is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in network analyzer category and is available to all software users as a free download.