How to capture network traffic from remote computers using Wireshark

I will show how to capture traffic from a remote machine, this will be very helpful for analysing malware samples in an VM.

Confusing codecs and formats explained (via SuperUser)

codec is short for encoder/decoder, which means that data generated by an encoder can always be decoded by the appropriate decoder. This happens to be valid for video, audio, but you could also think about cryptography (an encoder needs an appropriate decoder to display an encrypted message).