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What is TCP hijacking and how is it done? What are some defenses against it?

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TCP hijacking allows an attacker to insert spoofed TCP/IP packets into a TCP connection between a client and server, allowing access to the server by spoofing messages that appear to come from the client. In a Simplex mode ...

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