Packet Crafting Tools
What is Scapy?
Scapy is a very popular and useful packet crafting tool which works by manipulating packets. Scapy can decode packets from within a wide range of protocols, send them on the wire, capture, correlate send requests and replies, and more. Scapy can also be used to scan, traceroute, probe or discover networks. Our understanding is that Scapy can be used as a replacement for other tools like nmap, arpspoof, tcpdump, p0f, and others).
Is Scapy Free?
Yes, Scapy is free.
Does Scapy Work on all Operating Systems?
Scapy is compatible with Linux, Windows and MAC OS X operating systems.
What are the Typical Uses for Scapy?
Scapy can execute certain attacks that other tools are unable to, for example, being able to send invalid frames, inject 802.11 frames, combine technics (VLAN hopping+ARP cache poisoning, VOIP decoding on WEP encrypted channel and more). In summary, this is a pretty damn cool tool. framework and we’d really value your feedback and comments regarding your experience in using Scapy.