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Ive been playing around with sslstrip, arpspoof and ip_forward.

I read about the whole process at: http://www.thoughtcrime.org/software/sslstrip/index.html

My goal was to sniff HTTPS connections, passwords and such.

So i have a test setup with different IP´s and i can only see the passwords when i use Internet Explorer. When i try with Chrome or another browser, it just wont work. The connection persist to stay on an HTTPS if i check on my WM-Windows 7 Mashine.

Is there a solution to this?

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SSLStrip will work on any browser. This attack will fail to work under Firefox and Chrome for websites protected with HSTS. For example Google.com and gmail.com should not be affected by SSLStrip because of HSTS. Internet Explorer is not complaint with RFC-6797, which describes the HSTS security measure and is therefore more susceptible to attacks like SSLStrip.

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Perfect answer, many thanks. –  Daniel Sep 9 '13 at 19:44

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