Last Updated on November 19, 2023 by InfraExam
What type of IP attack occurs when an attacker inserts itself into a communication session and then takes over the session?
- MAC address flooding attack
- session hijacking
- DHCP depletion attack
- DoS attack
|Explanation & Hint:
The type of IP attack where an attacker inserts itself into a communication session and then takes over the session is known as session hijacking. This attack involves the exploitation of a valid computer session to gain unauthorized access to information or services in a computer system. The attacker takes control of a session between two machines to intercept and potentially modify the data being exchanged.