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Timing Analysis of SSL/TLS Man in the Middle Attacks

Benton, Kevin; Bross, Ty;
Open Access English
  • Published: 16 Aug 2013
Abstract
Man in the middle attacks are a significant threat to modern e-commerce and online communications, even when such transactions are protected by TLS. We intend to show that it is possible to detect man-in-the-middle attacks on SSL and TLS by detecting timing differences between a standard SSL session and an attack we created.
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputerSystemsOrganization_COMPUTER-COMMUNICATIONNETWORKSSoftware_OPERATINGSYSTEMSComputingMilieux_MANAGEMENTOFCOMPUTINGANDINFORMATIONSYSTEMS
free text keywords: Computer Science - Cryptography and Security
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