Re: Let's talk about HTTPS Everywhere
On Sun, 23 Jan 2011 23:21:20 -0500, Celejar wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jan 2011 13:37:20 -0600 "Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." wrote:
>> In <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Camaleón wrote:
>> >I agree. Wired networks are not that exposed to these attacks.
>> Not entirely true. On a hubbed network, putting your network card into
>> promiscuous mode will allow you do see other's HTTP traffic and
>> "sidejack" them. Even on a switched network, there may be a way to
>> fool the switch into giving you enough data from the HTTP traffic to
>> preform a "sidejack".
> I know very little about enterprise networking, but are hubs still in
> actual use today?
Last time I had to make a "fine-grained" debugging operation over my
network using wireshark I had to "restore-to-life" an old (and dusty) hub
that came with our DSL device... back in 2000 :-P