TLS man-in-the-middle laboratory exercise for network security education

@inproceedings{Lewis2010TLSML,
  title={TLS man-in-the-middle laboratory exercise for network security education},
  author={Joshua Lewis and Phil Lunsford},
  booktitle={SIGITE Conference},
  year={2010}
}
A novel laboratory exercise is presented that demonstrates a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack on web browser sessions that use the "secure" HTTPS protocol. The exercise presents the students with six different scenarios and challenges the student to determine if a MITM attack is taking place when they browse any website using the HTTPS protocol. Each scenario is defined in a single computer running Microsoft Windows Server with VMWare Workstation as an application. The virtual machines running… CONTINUE READING

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