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What does man in the middle attack mean?

Man in the Middle (MIM) attacks can be used to monitor network traffic to steal valuable data or security credentials such as IDs and passwords. It can be used to generate a denial of service attack that slows or halts network communication.

How does a man in the middle attack work?

In network security, a “Man in the Middle Attack” refers to a hacker program insert themselves into the middle of communication between a client system and a server system. He tricks the client into thinking that he is the server and the server into thinking he is the client.