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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Active attack.
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Parent topics

  • Cryptanalysis [r]: The sub-field of cryptology which deals with breaking into existing codes and ciphers. [e]

Subtopics

  • Man-in-the-middle attack [r]: An attack on a communications system in which the attacker deceives the communicating parties so they both talk to him while believing they are talking to each other. [e]
  • Rewrite attack [r]: An attack on a communication system in which the attacker replaces a legitimate message with his own. [e]

Other related topics

  • Passive attack [r]: An attack on a communications system in which the attacker reads messages he is not supposed to but does not alter them. [e]
  • Cryptographic authentication [r]: Cryptographic techniques for authenticating both senders and messages; the most common are digital signatures and hashed message authentication codes. [e]