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April 29, 2022, 2 a.m. | /u/St_Sinsmore

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I'm in school for IT, and in my networking textbook, there was a section about On-Path attacks, and at the end of this section it said they "used to be" called man-in-the-middle attacks. It did not elaborate. This surprised me because even in other textbooks this semester and the one previously, this attack was only referred to as MitM.

My question is: has the term MitM actually fallen out of favor within the industry, and if so why? I just …

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