Deconstructing a Webserver attack

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 8:31 AM EST

I was looking for a good example to highlight two very useful and often overlooked features of Wireshark: the flexibility of tshark and the tool suite’s HTTPS/SSL decryption capability.

The following example covers both, and goes a bit further to describe one way of investigating an attack to assess the likelihood of compromise. While contrived, make no mistake about it, this is reflective of a real-world attack seen recently, later linked to sophisticated adversaries.

At SANS.

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