Which protocol is attacked when a cybercriminal provides an invalid gateway in order to create a man-in-the-middle attack?
- HTTP or HTTPS
Answers Explanation & Hints:
A cybercriminal could set up a rogue DHCP server that provides one or more of the following:Wrong default gateway that is used to create a man-in-the-middle attack and allow the attacker to intercept data
Wrong DNS server that results in the user being sent to a malicious website
Invalid default gateway IP address that results in a denial of service attack on the DHCP client