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Learning Pentesting for Android Devices by Aditya Gupta

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HTTPS Proxy interception

The preceding method will work in the normal traffic interception of application and browser when they are communicating via the HTTP protocol. In HTTPS, we will get an error due to the certificate mismatch, and thus we won't be able to intercept the traffic.

However, in order to solve the challenge, we will be creating our own certificate or Burp/PortSwigger and installing it on the device. In order to create our own certificate, we will need to set up a proxy in Firefox (or any other browser or global proxy):

  1. To set up a proxy in Firefox, go to Options present in Tools (Firefox | Preferences on Mac) and go to the Advanced tab. Under the Advanced tab, we will click on the Network option.
  2. Once in the Network tab, we need ...

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