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noun computing

or packet analyser

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    a computer program or piece of hardware that can capture data passed over the local network in order to find any information that may be useful

    Let's learn how packet sniffers can be both a great diagnostic tools and a dangerous weapon in the hands of hackers.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/08/2016
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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