A taxonomy of eavesdropping attacks
draft-richardson-saag-onpath-attacker-02

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Authors Michael Richardson  , Jonathan Hoyland 
Last updated 2021-08-26 (latest revision 2021-02-22)
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Abstract

The terms on-path attacker and Man-in-the-Middle Attack have been used in a variety of ways, sometimes interchangeably, and sometimes meaning different things. This document offers an update on terminology for network attacks. A consistent set of terminology is important in describing what kinds of attacks a particular protocol defends against, and which kinds the protocol does not.

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Michael Richardson (mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca)
Jonathan Hoyland (jhoyland@cloudflare.com)

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