In this recipe, we will use a Man In The Middle (MITM) attack against one of our targets. A MITM attack works by allowing us to eavesdrop on the communication between our target and their legitimate party. For our example, we could utilize Ettercap to eavesdrop on the communication of a Windows host while checking their e-mail on http://www.yahoo.com.
To execute this recipe we will need the following:
Let's begin the Man In The Middle attack by launching Ettercap.
–Goption launches the GUI (Graphical User Interface):