Coursework, notes, and progress while attending NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP)

Monthly Archives: October 2017

Packet Sniffing

Some general stuff I learned about data packets sent over the internet: Packets have a header and a payload (or body), and a trailer (which I understand really just indicates the end of the packet). I found this nice definition that explains the header includes 20 bytes (usually) of metadata about the payload including things […]