Flashcard 9 - 220-1102 Security Flashcard Set for the CompTIA A+ Core Series Exam

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The correct answer is:

an on-path attack


Explanation:

When someone on a network can capture and modify communication sessions in both directions, it is referred to as an “on-path attack.” This was formerly known as a “man-in-the-middle attack.” The easiest way to prevent this type of attack is to encrypt the data being sent.

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