Driftnet is a program which listens to network traffic and picks out images from TCP streams it observes.
Version: 0.1.6Driftnet is a program which listens to network traffic and picks out images from TCP streams it observes. Fun to run on a host which sees lots of web traffic. In an experimental enhancement, driftnet now picks out MPEG audio streams from network traffic and tries to play them.
Operating System: Linux
(Obviously, driftnet is an invasion of privacy of a fairly blatant sort. Also, if you are possessed of Victorian sensibilities, and share an unswitched network with others who are not, you should probably not use it. If you're looking for a less dubious network monitoring application, you might want to take a look at Paul Warren's iftop.) You can also now use driftnet with Jamie Zawinski's webcollage, and it can run as a screen saver.
What's New in This Release:
· Changed the algorithm used to search for image start blocks to Boyer-Moore, for a performance improvement.
· Fixed some build errors.