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Sunk
July 4th, 2012, 10:36
Is it accurate to say a MiTM is a network based attack where data is redirected. And API hooking is basically a host based MiTM where code is redirected?

disavowed
July 9th, 2012, 09:01
Yes, just keep in mind that unlike MiTM attacks which if successful demonstrate a security vulnerability (or at the very least a privacy violation), the ability to perform API hooking does not inherently open any security vulnerabilities.

Sunk
July 9th, 2012, 09:10
That's another important difference, thanks!