Cryptography: Man In the Middle Attack

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A Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) attack is when an attacker secretly intercepts or modifies messages that are sent between two parties. In this lab, you will assume the role of an attacker that is placed in the middle of an encrypted chat session. You are tasked with analyzing the protocol, finding a flaw and exploiting it to decrypt the secret traffic.

Time
2 hours
Difficulty
Intermediate
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Overview

A Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) attack is when an attacker secretly intercepts or modifies messages that are sent between two parties. In this lab, you will assume the role of an attacker that is placed in the middle of an encrypted chat session. You are tasked with analyzing the protocol, finding a flaw and exploiting it to decrypt the secret traffic.