Sniffer

Sniffer definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): See packet sniffer and passive wiretapping.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

A network monitoring tool, usually a software tool running on a PC.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-58

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary