Monthly Archives: January 2015

map_location-512Recently I changed cell phone providers to a company that focuses more on VOIP than Cell transmissions. I was doing some sniffing and inspecting of my VOIP traffic to see how secure my traffic was since it would be mostly traversing the internet now. (I <3 VOIP BTW) I quickly found myself elbow-deep in Wireshark again and was thinking about The Naughty List ( as I usually do ). I was wondering if there was some sort of GeoIP DB connector in Wireshark that would let me view the geo-location of some of the servers my cellphone was now connecting to. After a few minutes of searching, not only did I find that Wireshark comes with the configuration hook-ins needed for GeoIP DB info, but it can also output a world map with markers and info regarding traffic in the capture destined for the locations found. The html output doesn’t look as awesome as The Naughty List here at, but it is definitely useful enough! In fact, the same DB resources some of these blogs and Wireshark recommends are the same resources that The Naughty List has been using for a few years now. (more…)