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Featuring 49 Papers as of June 17, 2014

  • Session Hijacking in Windows Networks by Paul Jess - March 28, 2008 

    Before we can explore the session hijack attack, it is essential that we gain a basic understanding of network communications. The first section of this paper covers some of this background information needed to understand how computers communicate on a network. First we take a look at the TCP/IP protocol (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) examining a concept critical to network communication called the three-way-handshake. Once we have a basic understanding of these concepts, we can then work towards understanding how the session hijack attack exploits the design flaws inherent in the TCP/IP protocol.

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