PenTest Edition: Performing a Man-in-the-Middle Attack on a Wireless Network Using Cain & Abel and Wireshark Without Monitor Mode

IntroductionA man-in-the-middle attack occurs when an attacker sits in the middle of the communication between two victim devices, secretly relaying information back and forth on their behalf, similar to a proxy. It can be thought of as active eavesdropping. The attacker cannot only see the communication traveling to-and-from the victim devices, but can also inject ...