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MITM Attacks - Do They Really Happen?

Oct 18, 2008, 20:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eddy Nigg)

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"It didn't prevent him to click all his way through the warnings and error messages in order to access those sites, thinking it's Firefox's fault - would he have inspected the digital certificates used by those sites, he might have understood that he was mislead and attacked. Or maybe not - because one needs a basic understanding about how digital certificates behave and how they are chained to a valid anchor (certification authority certificate root)."

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