Whether you’re sending data on your computer or talking to someone online, you want to assume some level of security and privacy.
But what if a third party is eavesdropping online, unbeknownst to you? And worse, what if they’re impersonating someone from a business you trust in order to gain damaging information? This could put your personal data into the hands of dangerous, would-be thieves.
Welcome to what’s called a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack.