Understanding Intrusion Detection System (IDS): A system that monitors net...
A DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack is a malicious... is a technique used by attackers to take over a user’s session on a website. By intercepting and stealing the user’s Session Hijacking: An attack where an unauthorized user take..., the attacker can essentially impersonate the user and gain unauthorized access to their account.
How Session Hijacking Works
When a user logs into a website, a unique session ID is generated and stored as a Tor (The Onion Router): Free software for enabling anonymous... in their browser. This session ID is used to authenticate the user throughout their session, allowing them to access their account and perform actions without having to log in again.
Understanding Session Hijacking...
Understanding Session Hijacking and How... is when an attacker intercepts the session ID of a user who is accessing a website over an unsecured or Digital Divide: The gap between individuals who have access ... network. Using tools like packet sniffers, the attacker can capture the session ID and use it to impersonate the user.
Preventing Session Hijacking
There are several measures that website owners can take to
Prevent Session Hijacking
..., such as implementing secure E2E Encryption (End-to-End Encryption): A system of communic... connections, regularly rotating session IDs, and using Brute Force Attack: A trial and error method used by applica....
Table: Comparison of Understanding Session Hijacking
Session hijacking is a... Techniques
|Encrypts data transmitted between the browser and the server, preventing interception of the session ID.
|Session ID Rotation
|Regularly changing the session ID to make it more difficult for attackers to hijack the session.
|BYOD (Bring Your Own Device): A policy allowing employees to...
|Requires users to provide additional forms of Biometric Authentication: A security process that relies on ..., such as a code sent to their phone, before accessing their account.
Session hijacking is a serious Incognito Mode: A privacy setting in web browsers that preve... threat that can lead to unauthorized access to user accounts and sensitive information. By implementing proper Data Retention: Policies that determine how long data should..., website owners can protect their users from falling Swatting: A harassment tactic where a perpetrator deceives a... to session hijacking attacks.