Man in the Middle: Attack and Protection

Enkli Ylli, Julian Fejzaj
2021 International Conference on Recent Trends and Applications in Computer Science and Information Technology  
The purpose of this paper is to take a closer look at Man-In-The-Middle (will be referred to as MITM) attack and defense. MITM also referred to in certain literature as a hijack attack, is one of the most well-known and widespread attacks in cybersecurity, targeting connection between two parties and directly putting into jeopardy the confidentiality and coherence of the data itself. This paper will delve into the current situation of cybersecurity and usage of Man-In-The-Middle attacks, what
more » ... nstitutes a proper MITM attack, why this approach is chosen among many other options, how such an attack is implemented in a real-life scenario and how we can achieve maximal protection for both individuals and systems.
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