Decrypting SSL traffic with Wireshark, and ways to prevent it (via wirewatcher)

😀 for getting this on paper.

Decrypting SSL traffic with Wireshark, and ways to prevent it A neat feature of Wireshark is the ability to decrypt SSL traffic. This post is about why you might want to do it, how to do it, why it works, and how to decrease the chances of other people being able to decrypt your "secure" traffic. Why decrypt SSL? Aside from the obvious malicious uses, decrypting SSL has uses such as: Debugging applications that run over SSL (HTTP, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, FTP, etc). Feeding a decrypted traffic stream to an IDS. Ha … Read More

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