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Detailed information about PYTHON proxy: txsslmitm
Proxy Name txsslmitm
Language and version python version: 2.5
HTTP version
HTTPS Connect no
Windows NTLM support no
Last updated YYYY-MM-DD 2012-03-13
Platform all
Author Phil Mayers
Home page
Primary features SSL and MITM (Man-In-The-Middle)

From the product page: This program is a simple SSL man-in-the-middle proxy. It is designed to intercept SSL connections via the Linux iptables REDIRECT target, generate a fake certificate matching the real server (but signed by a local CA) and then relay the data.

License BSD-style
Design Architecture twisted