Company uses a Raspberry Pi to create a man-in-the-middle attack

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November 20, 2015

A company used a Raspberry Pi to create a “man in the middle attack”, on purpose, to warn users that they’re not on SSL-enabled web sites.

So … exploiting a vulnerable vector to warn about a vulnerable vector. /facepalm

It’s shockingly easy to build these kinds of devices, especially in public spaces such as cafes and libraries. You should always utilize some sort of VPN software on your device to protect your in-transit data.