Man-in-the-middle (MITM) describes a type of security attack where a device that is physically or logically situated between the sender and receiver impersonates them.

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TL-WR941ND proxy configuration

I'm running Honeyproxy (based on mitmproxy) server on localhost:8080 Is there a way to configure my TL-WR941ND router to use Honeyview proxy, so that I can see the traffic of every host connected to ...
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If man-in-the-middle attacks are rare, is Heartbleed as serious as suggested? [closed]

I connect to the internet on a secured wireless connection. I'm pretty sure nobody has MITM'd me on my LAN. How else could someone using Heartbleed to steal private keys access my data? I understand ...
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Router eavesdropping on SSH tunnel?

So I'm on a public WiFi network that blocks websites like YouTube in order to conserve bandwidth. I'm assuming the router is monitoring all traffic and rejecting all requests sent to the sites on its ...
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Inspecting websocket traffic with proxy

I'm using Charles Proxy to inspect traffic from my Android apps. I have the phone configured to proxy all traffic through Charles, which is installed on my PC. Everything has worked thus far ...
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How to stop my brother's MitM attack

My brother's repeatedly locking my computer with his phone using a man-in-the-middle attack and screwing up my DNS cache. How can I get my computer to refuse to interact with 192.168.0.65 and prevent ...
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Exlude IP from Ettercap Hosts

I am messing around with Ettercap and performing some MITM on my own home network. I have Ettercap performing the MITM fine. I have my iPhone on the network and it autoadds the iPhone. I then run ...
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MITM the Android emulator

I am trying to man-in-the-middle the Android emulator so I can decrypt the SSL-traffic with sslsniff. The problem is that the traffic doesn't seem to get routed through sslsniff, even when I have ...
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How does HTTPS avoids the key for encryption to be sniffed in the first place?

When a 2 computer establish an HTTPS connection them have to resolve what key is going to be used, right? So, to do that, at some point the key have to travel unencrypted from one computer to ...
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Tricks for truly securing SSH connections

I know SSH is secure as long as you're not suffering a MITM attack, but I want to know if there's a way to make SSH 100% secure even under such circumstances, discover you're being sniffed and ...
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Strange phishing attack?

When I login to wachovia/wells fargo/amazon/paypal , no matter the user/pass that I insert, i get a "we need to verify your information" page where they ask me everything, from the atm pin to my ssn ...
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how to use open wi-fi without a VPN, but remaining secure?

Is there a way to use open wi-fi with your laptop, but WITHOUT using a VPN solution, in a secure fashion? (i.e. to avoid man in the middle, passwords in the clear etc) For example all that comes to ...
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Detecting man-in-the-middle attacks?

There seem to be many possible ways to create man-in-the-middle attacks on public access points, by stealing the access point's local IP address with ARP spoofing. The possible attacks range from ...
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How do I avoid the new SSL vulnerability?

What can I do today to avoid the new SSL vulnerability? I have been listening to the Security Now podcast, episode 223: "The Trouble With SSL". MP3 for episode 223 (42 MB). Transcript. Update: nine ...
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Remove key from known_hosts

I have built several virtual machines during the last few weeks. The problem is, the .ssh/known_hosts gives me the Man in the middle warning. This happens because another fingerprint is associated ...