Winsock Packet Editor - WPE Pro 0.9a

Winsock Packet Editor (WPE) Pro is a professional application used to analyze network traffic and extract other data sent through network.

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Introduction

The WPE or Winsock Packet Editor download is a packet sniffing tool, commonly used for network traffic analysis and troubleshooting. It is not a secret that the software of this kind is on high demand nowadays. Due to its proven reliability and efficiency it provides, Winsock Packet Editor is among the most popular programs used for game training.

How it works

Winsock Packet Editor is classified as a packet sniffing and editing tool  the group of tools better known as sniffers. Allowing the modification at TCP level, WPE Pro allows you to intercept the valuable pieces of information. Interception itself is being done in the data channel.

Using the software allows you to pick a piece of the data from the memory and modify it before it reaches its destination. Winsock Packet Editor is performing the process of surveillance over the data channel allowing you to record specific processes or set the filters to modify the packets. You can control the intervals in which the packets are being exchanged. WPE can be used as a very successful tool to analyze network problems, troubleshoot web applications, simulate and detect network intrusion attempts, monitor network usage, filter suspect content out the network traffic, etc.

In order to successfully use the WPE Pro you will have to obtain a technical knowledge on how to follow the instructions given in order to obtain particular goal by using this software. This software is not recommended for users with beginner software skills and for those who are not familiar with using such a tool.

A virus or not

Vast majority of novice users, who havent had any experience with the Winsock Packet Editor before, have been, and will be complaining about the WPE being detected as a virus. Well this myth is about to get busted. Being a sniffing tool, Winsock Packet Editor has a piece of code within that is being recognized as malicious by any serious anti virus software. It is important to understand that everything detected as a virus is not necessarily a virus. Winsock Packet Editor is recognized by AV software as a false positive a result that indicated that a given condition is present when it is not.

This is a common practice with anti virus software and it normally happens when the anti virus software detects programs such as sniffers, keyloggers, remote access tools, etc. These programs are detected as harmful due to the specific piece of code they need to contain within in order to execute operations they are supposed to.

To sum it up, Winsock Packet Editor (WPE) is NOT a virus, it is a false positive and you can feel safe about using it.

Publishers Description

Winsock Packet Editor (WPE) Pro is a network analysis tool. WPE Pro allows modification of data at TCP level. Using WPE Pro one can select a running process from the memory and modify the data sent by it before it reaches the destination. It can record packets from specific processes, then analyze the information. You can setup filters to modify the packets or even send them when you want in different intervals. WPE Pro could also be a useful tool for testing thick client applications or web applications which use applets to establish socket connections on non http ports.

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File Name wpepro09a.zip
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Published Mar 21, 2007 (8 years ago)
Updated Nov 09, 2012 (3 years ago)