What is Session Hijacking?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 can firesheep be used to hack any Facebook 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:-
Method to Hijack Sessions Using Firesheep:-1. First of all download "Firesheep" from the above link and use the "openwith" option in the firefox browser
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
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