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DoubleDirect hackers snaffle fandroid and iPhone-strokers' secrets

2014/11/21

The Register - (International) Researchers with Zimperium identified a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack technique targeting Android and iOS devices dubbed DoubleDirect that can be used by attackers to intercept devices' traffic to steal credentials or deliver malicious payloads that can go on to infect a larger network. The researchers have observed the attack being used in the wild and provided a proof of concept for the attack method.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/11/21/hackers_snaffling_smartphone_secrets_with_redirection_attack/

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