It has been a while since I have posted a walkthrough and I was just thinking about this network traffic analysis challenge since I was sharing it with a friend to use for a CTF for high school students. I will be using Wireshark for the walk-through. Another possible tool to use is Network Miner. The challenge file is june2020.pcapng and there are twelve questions.

Question 1. How many ping requests were sent in the june2020.pcapng capture?

Open the packet capture and apply the following filter: “icmp.type == 8”. This filter will show all ICMP (aka ping) packets that are…

Marcelle Lee

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