How to Get started with Wireshark
In this tutorial Mike Lively of Northern Kentucky University shows you how to get started with Wireshark. Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer for Unix and Windows. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development.
PART 1: shows you where to get Wireshark and how to use it to grab packets going between your browser and server. HE also discuss filtering and examining the http address.
PART 2: show you how to examine cookies and grab a password and username from a form.
PART 3: demonstrates how to mine data to grab an FLV video from Youtube. In addition, Adobe Bridge is demonstrated.
NOTE: Wireshark is formerlly known as Ethereal.