Slaying SSL Dragons With mitmproxy

  • When Apr 27, 2016 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM (America/Los_Angeles / UTC-700)
  • Where Shriram 366
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Ever wonder what information your smartphone is giving away?

mitmproxy (mitmproxy.org) is an open source man-in-the-middle HTTPS proxy. It can be used as an interactive proxy to intercept and modify requests or as a passive proxy to act like tcpdump, but for HTTP. It is highly extensible using a simple Python scripting interface. Max, one of the mitmproxy authors, will give a brief introduction to mitmproxy and show how you can use it to debug applications, see what data your smartphone is giving away, tamper with APIs, and more.

There will be a hands-on demo, so feel free to bring your laptop if you want to participate!