Tag: packet switching

What is ARPANET? The creation of the internet

ARPANET (or the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) was one of the earliest computer networks and the first to use public packet switching. The development of ARPANET was a significant moment in internet history that led to the creation of the internet we know and use today. Here’s everything you need to know about ARPANET.…
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July 10, 2023 0

What is packet sniffing, and how can you avoid it?

A packet sniffer can expose your data and put you at risk of further cyberattacks. Alternatively, packet sniffing tools can be used to improve network security and troubleshoot routing problems. In this article, we’ll explain how packet sniffing works, give you tips for protecting yourself from it, and discuss its legitimate uses. What is packet…
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July 6, 2023 0