What is Session Hijacking?

What is Session Hijacking?

What is Session Hijacking? – Session Hijacking refers to an attack where an attacker takes over a Valid TCP communication session between two computers. Since most authentication only occurs at the start of a TCP session, this allows the attacker to gain access to a machine. Attackers can sniff all the traffic from the established TCP sessions and perform indentity theft, information theft, froud etc. The attaker steals a valid session ID and use it to authenticate himself with the server. Why Session Hijacking is Successful? No account lockout for…

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