Man-in-the-middle attack

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  • Unit 3 Assignment 1: Disgruntled Employer

    A number of attacks were overlooked by the IT staff in there evaluation. They missed the fact that a man-in-the-middle attack was used to eavesdrop on the entire network. This is how the disgruntled employee was able to stop and altered the notification email from the auditor to the president and some other employees. They missed the fact that a rouge device was used to carry out the attack. This calls for port security to stop these devices from accessing the network. They also missed that the network was had been scanned to identify various hosts and their IP address. Without these additions another employee could carry out the same attack. To do this they will send a gratuitous ARP to both the HR records system and the local certificate authority tell each that he is the other. The certificate authority will then send the man-in-the-middle a certificate. The man-in-the-middle will then use the certificate to access the HR records system and process to make changes to associates records. This would align with NIST 800-61 recommendations on post event evaluation (Cichonski, Millar, Grance and Scarfone, 2012).…

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  • Near Field Communication Analysis

    In this, the unauthorized hacker, intercepts the transmission signal between the sender and receiver of the information and relay them such signals so that they both feel they are interacting with each other (Rouse, n.d.). Such an attack is very commonly used to bypass the cryptographic protocols that might be put in place to maintain data security. Eavesdropping as outlined above is an example of MITM attack. In such cases, even though the two parties communicating believe that they are talking…

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  • Cloud Computing Attacks

    various attacks utilizing the Internet. These potential attacks include, but are not limited to, web browser attacks, Denial of Service (DoS) attacks, and Man-in-the-Middle attacks.…

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  • Racial Profiling Should Be Allowed In Schools Essay

    an unforgettable day in American history. Not only did the lives of American citizens affected by the terrorist attacks change, the perception of Middle Eastern men and women changed as well. Racism and prejudice towards Muslims and Arabs emerged and has only increased over time. Previously met with fierce opposition, the American people began to support racial profiling, mostly due to fear and a desire to feel safe. Although national security is vital, racial profiling is not the method in…

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  • Public Key Infrastructure Paper

    Brute force attack is to try every possible key until the result yields some intelligible data. Key hijacking is an intrusive type of attack, whereby the attackers gain access to the Web server hosting the website. When the server becomes compromised, the intruders use that as an elevated privilege attack to help gain access to the certificate store, and possible obtain the private key. The attackers then use the packet sniffing method to download an entire HTTPS session, and store it for later…

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  • Middle Eastern Campaign/Palestine Campaign Analysis

    distant their thousand hooves were stuttering thunder, coming at a rate that frightened a man - they were an awe inspiring sight, galloping through the red haze - knee to knee and horse to horse - the dying sun glinting on the bayonet points…” Trooper Ion Idriess. Ultimately, Australians in the Middle East fought against the Ottoman Empire being able to move freely and quickly, however, the conditions were completely different from the muddy and stagnating Western Front. The Middle Eastern…

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  • Analytical Essay: Problems With The Middle East

    Problems with the Middle East “Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both”, civilian Abraham Flexner stated. Over millions of innocent and guilty lives were taken during the conflicts occurring in the Middle East. The problems in the Middle East have not only affected the civilians of the region, but also has affected the lives of people around the world and has called for involvement from other countries. The major…

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  • Siegfried Kracauer: Film Analysis

    Besides the Pearl Harbor attack by imperial Japan during WWII, there had not been any foreign attacks on US soil for a few decades (Riegler). The terrorist attacks occurring in Europe during the 1960s and 1970s were a source of morbid curiosity among Americans. These, along with rising tensions with oil suppliers in the Middle East, fueled the American imagination. In Black Sunday, Dahlia Iyad, an Arabian female terrorist associated with the PLO, plots to commit a terrorist attack during the…

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  • Amreeka Interracial Relationship

    clarification. Technically there is only one interracial relationship in both films. In Amreeka, an interracial relationship occurs between two high schoolers, Salma and James. Salma is “white,” while James is black. The reason I use quotations is because according to the U.S. census bureau, both families are considered white. “White” as defined by the census is anyone of European, North African, or Middle Eastern origin; therefore, making most of the characters white. Nevertheless, while…

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  • Essay On The Causes And Effects Of 9/11

    Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda conducted a suicide attack on two symbolic USA landmarks, New York’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon. These terrorist hijacked planes and crashed it into these populated landmark sites. New York’s infamous twin towers collapsed after it caught on fire from the plane, as well as other buildings surrounding them. All the hijackers died during their attack as well as nearly 3,000 Americans. This attack was so deadly that it also claimed the lives of…

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