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Eavesdropping

Definition(s):

  An attack in which an attacker listens passively to the authentication protocol to capture information that can be used in a subsequent active attack to masquerade as the claimant.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Eavesdropping Attack

  Type of attack in which an adversary uses a WiMAX traffic analyzer within the range of a BS or SS/MS to monitor WiMAX communications.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-127 [Withdrawn]

  An attack in which an Attacker listens passively to the authentication protocol to capture information which can be used in a subsequent active attack to masquerade as the Claimant.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-2 [Superseded] under Eavesdropping Attack