Web Security and Enhancement Using SSL

Authors(2) :-Ajay Singh, Ramesh Loar

With the development of e-commerce, ssl protocol is more and more widely applied to various network services. It is one of key technologies to keep user's data in secure transmission via internet. This document majorly focuses on sslstrip which generates the most recent attack in the secure network connections. It strips out all the secure connections to unsecure plain connection. In this article we depict this attack and to nullify it, we have proposed a technique cum practical solution to strengthen data security by developing mozilla-firefox add-on and servlet code which will strengthen our defense against the https hijacking attacks. Internet users today depend daily on HTTPS for secure communication with sites they intend to visit. Over the years, many attacks on HTTPS and the certi?cate trust model it uses have been hypothesized, executed, and/or evolved. Meanwhile the number of browser-trusted (and thus, de facto, user-trusted) certi?cate authorities has proliferated, while the due diligence in baseline certi?cate issuance has declined. We survey and categorize prominent security issues with HTTPS and provide a systematic treatment of the history and on-going challenges, intending to provide context for future directions.

Authors and Affiliations

Ajay Singh
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Rao Pahlad Singh Group of Institutions, Balana, Mohindergarh, Haryana, India
Ramesh Loar
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Rao Pahlad Singh Group of Institutions, Balana, Mohindergarh, Haryana, India

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 4 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 1302-1307
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1835245
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Ajay Singh, Ramesh Loar, "Web Security and Enhancement Using SSL", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp.1302-1307, March-April-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT1835245

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