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Why are common services using implicit SSL not considered obsolete in the way that SMTPS is?

SMTPS (implicit SSL) has been deprecated/obsolete since SMTP+STARTTLS (explicit SSL) was defined in RFC2487. I'm not entirely clear on the reasoning behind that, but it was clearly considered a good ...
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Can enforcing a website to serve SSL requests only prevent SSLstrip from working?

I understand running a website with HSTS can help prevent an attacker using KRACK to downgrade the website to serve HTTP requests. What if our web server does not support HSTS? IIS has a setting ...
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What are some examples of known scenarios of network attacks?

For example, it is possible that someone could spread malware with insecure wifi access point, but I don't realize how sending a bunch of network packets can result into a compromised computer if the ...
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Internet browsing encryption

I have a shared wifi point with a person who might be interested in knowing what I am browsing, writing and downloading in the internet. This person is the master of this wifi network, only he has an ...
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If I browse a website over HTTPS using a VPN, can the data be sniffed somehow?

I bought yesterday a flight from an American website. In my country, tickets are too expensive. Therefore, I used a IPVanish VPN to browse the airline website. It appears as if I visited it from New ...
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Are Facebook chat messages encrypted?

I was wondering if chat messages on Facebook are sent plain text, or whether they are encrypted in some way. The address bar in browser looks like this https://www.facebook.com (notice the https)...
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Does HSTS make using a public WiFi safe?

What attacks, if any, are possible if I connect to a public WiFi network and only use my computer to access a previously-visited site that uses HSTS. I believe that attacks such as SSLstrip are not ...
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It's there a way to bypass https nowadays?

It's there a way to bypass https (using mitm attacks) on browsers like chrome, firefox, etc? I know it could be done in some way, exploiting the NTP port, but we need the interaction of the victim. ...
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Is Android Gmail app susceptible to MITM, sslstrip? If yes, how?

My scenario: I connected to an open WiFi at Kuala Lumpur Airport to read a news site from home (I know I was being absolutely careless). I forgot to turn off sync on my Android phone, so all my apps "...
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Does SSLSTRIP in MITMF only works when the victim visits for the first time?

I just started learning MITM attacks and I use MITMF to perfom these attacks. I have one question regarding to sslstrip. I notice that sslstrip only works when we first clear the cache and history in ...
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WHY redirecting HTTP version of a site to HTTPS version is dangerous? [duplicate]

I can't understand why its dangerous, someone told me that an attacker can hijack before it loads the HTTPS version, but hows that possible.
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Why do “Unsecure connection” warnings in modern browsers don’t work against SSL Strip? [duplicate]

Why do “Unsecure connection” warnings in modern browsers don’t work against SSL Strip?
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Can man in the middle on spoofed wifi decrypt ssl data? [duplicate]

I've been searching on google and I found other topics like this one (Does https prevent man in the middle attacks by proxy server?) that say man in the middle on public wifi will not be able to ...
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Why doesn't Google login enforce ssl redirect at the server end? [duplicate]

I was playing about with ssl strip against an ie8 target, just for learning more about it. To my surprise I was able to capture the credentials of the ie8 victim when signing into Google accounts. I ...
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Why do we redirecting port 80 traffic for SSLstrip and not 443? [duplicate]

I watched a video on youtube about using SSLstrip after conducing a MITM using arpspoof. The video, unfortunately, didn't provide any information about how it works. During the video, the guy typed ...

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