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Second Factor Web Browsing: Threat detection through a dual channel

Cybersecurity and Privacy

The use of local area networks in home environments has only increased in recent years. Although these environments are becoming more and more secure, network attacks are also evolving and becoming more complex and dangerous. There is a large ecosystem of network attacks that can affect machines locally or externally: ARP Spoofing, DNS Spoofing, CryptoHacking, SSL Strip, and so on. 

Detecting this type of attack on a compromised channel may not be easy, because if it has been compromised, every action can be manipulated. It is therefore of vital importance to observe the threat from an alternative channel, which drastically reduces the probability of having a second channel compromised.   
2FWB proposes to jointly browse the second channel to check what is happening on the computer. Having a connection via Bluetooth + 2G / 3G or 4G to the Internet, a second channel is available at all times on any device. That is, the equipment is connected to the internet through the router, but, in addition, has a connection via Bluetooth from the device to an external element, which can be a mobile device making a copy of the network traffic. 

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