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You have to differentiate between MITM and someone intercepting your traffic. For unencrypted traffic (and logins), an attacker just needs to sit somewhere between you and the server you are connecting to. He can then sniff your password from the network, or any other information that is exchanged. For encrypted traffic this isn't as easy. To attack an ...


Heartbleed does not require a man-in-the-middle attack to compromise a system. In fact, you don't even have to be connected to the vulnerable site for your personal information to be compromised. The heartbleed defect in OpenSSL allows an attacker to read bits of information stored in memory on the vulnerable system. Reading heartbleed.com should answer ...

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