The release of Firesheep firefox addon really showed how most of the popular websites today are vulnerable to hacking. Eric Butler introduced his Firefox addon Firesheep which is really a masterpiece hacking tool used to hack wireless network users using HTTP session hijacking. I was asked by many visitors to post on how to wireless network. So, in the article below, I have illustrated the method to hack wireless network users using Firesheep firefox addon. I have provided link for software download... just check out.
What is HTTP Session Hijacking???
In wireless networks, exchange of cookies takes place through air, due to which one can easily intercept them and this session hijacking can be implemented easily.
Firesheep - How to hack wireless network users:
2. Install this addon in your Firefox (working pefect on Windows XP and Windows Vista). Restart Firefox. Connect to any public wireless network.
3. Now, in the sidebar, hit on "Start Capturing" and Firesheep searches for and captures cookies in wireless network.
Sounds interesting right??? Yeah, this one's definitely a revolution in hacking technology. It has become so simple to hack any wireless network.
Websites that are vulnerable to Firesheep:
Solution to Firesheep attack:
Securing whole Wireless network:
So friends, this was all about how to hack a wireless network using HTTP Session hijacking. Remember to install Force-TLS addon, if you're logging to your insecure web account in a wireless network. If you have any problem in this tutorial on how to hack wireless network using Firesheep, please mention it in comments.
Enjoy Firesheep to hack wireless network users...