Ask Your Question
0

Npcap Loopback Adapter Packet Capture

asked 2019-06-13 10:07:25 +0000

updated 2019-06-13 11:10:59 +0000

Just after opening Wireshark, after few seconds, the Npcap Loopback Adapter is showing some activity and in the Packet list section it is showing some data with protocol as ICMP, UDP, DHCP, SSDP, LLMNR, IGMPv3.

My question is that the Wifi adapter is off and the machine is not connected to any internet. How is it able to capture packets? What are these actually?

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 Answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2019-06-13 13:32:50 +0000

Jaap gravatar image

This is activity that is being generated by the Operating System and/or other services when a network interface comes up.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Your Answer

Please start posting anonymously - your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

Add Answer

Question Tools

1 follower

Stats

Asked: 2019-06-13 10:07:25 +0000

Seen: 201 times

Last updated: Jun 13