Echo Mirage: Walkthrough

By Chiragh Dewan

In this article, we will learn about Echo Mirage, a freeware tool that hooks into an application’s process and enables us to monitor the network interactions being done. This process can be done with a running process, or it can run the application on the user’s behalf. This type of security testing falls under Thick Client Application Security Testing. Thick Clients Applications can be further divided into two parts: Proxy-aware Thick Clients Proxy-Unaware Thick Clients Proxy-aware Thick Clients If a Thick Client can set up a proxy server, then it is known as a Proxy-aware Thick Client. Examples of Proxy-aware Thick Clients are Microsoft Outlook, Google Talk, Yahoo Messenger, etc.
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