Hello friends welcome back today i will tell you another Facebook account password hacking with a Firefox addon Firesheep.
Do you know that recently this addon Firefox have been cause more than thousands of email id to compromise its has been downloaded more than 105,000 times with in few dayz as per data by techcurnch With Firesheep the hacker can control any account without even knowing the username and password of the desired account, As Facebook is worlds most popular Social Networking website, therefore it has been the major victim of it, Firesheep uses Http Session hijacking attack to gain unauthorized access to a Facebook or any other account.
So lets put a view on this very latest and famous attack .

Before proceeding let us understand what is Session Hijacking?

Well i belive i have already given you a brief description on this but let me repet again.Session hijacking simply means stealing stored cookies.
In a Http session hijacking attack an attacker steals victims cookies, Cookies stores all the necessary Information about one’s account , using this information you can hack anybody’s account and change his password. If you get the Cookies of the Victim you can Hack any account the Victim is Logged into i.e. you can hack Facebook Google, Yahoo, Orkut, Flickr etc or any other email account.

How to Hack using Firesheep Or How to Hack a Facebook or any other account?

Now I will tell you how can a hacker use firesheep to hack a facebook or any other account, You will need the following things So download them quickly:

  • Public wifi access
  • winpcap(download it here)
  • Firesheep(DownloadHere)

    Follow the steps properly :

    1. First of all download "Firesheep" from the above link and use the "openwith" option in the firefox browser.
    2. Once you have installed firesheep on firefox web browser, Click on view at the top, then goto sidebar and click on Firesheep
    3. Now click on the top left button "Start capturing" and it will start to capture the session cookies of people in your wifi network, This will show you the list of those people whose cookies are captured and have visited unsecured website known to firesheep, Double click on the photo and you will be logged in instantly

    Remember Few Points

  • Install Wincap its Necessary else it won't capture data packets.
  • Make sure you are on Public Wifi with some active Facebook users :).
  • Run Mozila as Administrative if it does't work.

    keep hacking keep learning :)
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    2. what firefox version must using ?

    3. See there are various ways available there ...Just see this one also

    4. its 3.7 Version ...But u can use any version :)

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