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README.md

Monopticon

This was a fork of Wireshark version 2.6.8.

Now it is a stand alone application that visualizes ethernet traffic in realtime. It leverages Zeek to capture packets and broker messages and then renders traffic flow with Magnum and OpenGL.

The goal of the software is four fold:

  • Provide simple visual network diagnostics to resolve configuration issues.
  • Demonstrate attacks, information leakage and erroneous devices in local networks and traffic flows.
  • Simplify network reconnaissance and manage man-in-the-middle attacks.
  • Define network elements symbolically to simplify the explanation and diffusion of knowledge about computer networks.

This software might be useful to you if you:

  • Must configure local networks
  • Must defend networks
  • Penetrate networks
  • Make pew pew noises when pinging 8.8.8.8

All reactions to this project including silly questions are appreciated. Open an issue here or contact Nick directly.

The animation below demonstrates the output of Monopticon (v0.2.0) monitoring a local network from a span port. For more examples visit src/expirements.

what it looks like

Usage

  1. Install the software following the commands documented below.
  2. Prepare a suitable interface to capture packets on.

Read the file mopt_iface_proto.sh to ensure that it will work with your system.

  1. Run:
> monopticon

Arch Linux

Download the imgui-src package for the imgui headers.

> wget https://github.com/NSkelsey/monopticon/raw/master/pkg/imgui-src-1.66b-1-any.pkg.tar
> sudo pacman -U imgui-src-1.66b-1-any.pkg.tar

Install monopticon and its dependencies from the Arch user repository.

> yay monopticon

Give the zeek binary the capability to capture packets without sudo.

> sudo setcap cap_net_raw=eip `which zeek`
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