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Nokia Man in the middle hacking attack against HTTPS

Treasure Hunt

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Tested On

Handset Model Nokia Asha 302
OS Version 14.78 (31-08-12), RM-813
Browsers Tested On Nokia Browser (
OS Type Series 40 (S40)

After discovering that HTTP traffic from the phone is getting redirected through Nokia’s server farm as shown in previous post, the most obvious next step was to check if at least HTTPS traffic is getting its due respect and is being transferred without any intermediate host inspecting it. Due to fact that HTTPS traffic is encrypted before getting transmitted, it is not possible to look at HTTP(S) packet header in order to figure out details as was done in case of HTTP as per previous post. However there are two ways to get an idea of how traffic is flowing.

  1. Check if DNS requests are sent…

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