Traffic Analysis Attack for Identifying Users' Online Activities

Firdous Kausar, Sarah Aljumah, Shorouq Alzaydi, Raghad Alroba

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Traffic analysis is a serious threat over the network. An attacker can analyze network traffic patterns to infer packet's content, even though it is encrypted. This article demonstrates a traffic analysis attack that exploits vulnerabilities in encrypted smartphone communications to infer the web pages being visited by a user.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8676152
Pages (from-to)50-57
Number of pages8
JournalIT Professional
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications

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