What is a man-in-the-middle attack, and how does Wire protect me from this?

  • Updated

A man-in-the-middle attack occurs when two people believe they are communicating with one another, but instead, a third party intervenes in the conversation. 

Wire protects you from a man-in-the-middle attack by enabling you to verify your conversations by comparing key fingerprints with your contacts. Matching key fingerprints ensures you're talking to the correct person and not to a third party.

Was this article helpful?

9 out of 11 found this helpful

Have more questions? Submit a request