Asian Journal of Information Technology

Year: 2005
Volume: 4
Issue: 4
Page No. 373 - 377

Security Analysis of MSN Messenger

Authors : Zhenyu Hu , Zhaiqiang Liu and Dengguo Feng

Abstract: In this study, we discuss the working mechanism of MSN, analyze its security threats, and point out how its vulnerability be exploited to compromise the security of a system. A live instance is produced in this study to illustrate impersonating and hijacking attack against MSN instant messaging. Some solutions are offered also to mitigate the threats including building secure instant messaging communication.

How to cite this article:

Zhenyu Hu , Zhaiqiang Liu and Dengguo Feng , 2005. Security Analysis of MSN Messenger . Asian Journal of Information Technology, 4: 373-377.

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