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Project details
LicensesCC BY-NC-SA 3.0, GPLv3
Programming languageC
AuthorAndrea De Franceschi, Gianluca Costa
Latest release1.2.1 []

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With Xplico analysis can be performed on captured internet traffic. The data stored in a pcap file can then be displayed and the related protocol data can be extracted from the capture file. This may include emails, HTTP sessions, VoIP calls, or anything that can be recognized and stored.

Usage and audience

Xplico is commonly used for digital forensics. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.

Author and Maintainers

Xplico is under development by Andrea De Franceschi, Gianluca Costa.


Supported operating systems

Xplico is known to work on Linux.

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