Understanding Session Hijacking In Network Security

In my previous articles, I have talked about all that you need to know about buffer overflow in network security generally. In this article, I want to look at all that you need to know about session hijacking in network security. Follow me as we look at this together in this article. 


Another form of attack is session hacking or hijacking. TCP session hijacking is a process where a hacker takes over a TCP session between two machines. Because authentication is frequently done only at the start of a TCP session, this allows the hacker to break into the communication stream and take control of the session. For example, a person might log on to a machine remotely.


After establishing a connection with the host, the hacker might use session hacking to take over that session and thereby gain access to that target machine. 

Understanding Session Hijacking In Network Security


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