Firesheep is a packet sniffing browser exploit that can access the exposed accounts of people on Facebook and Twitter while they use public Wi-Fi connections. This video shows what steps can be taken to protect yourself against someone accessing your Facebook account.
If you're scared of using public Wi-Fi networks with Firesheep out and about, then maybe you should fight back. Don't switch to another web browser— keep using Firefox safely with the help of a new Firefox Add-on that combats Firesheep's password stealing capabilities. It's called BlackSheep, and when installed and running, it will alert you whenever Firesheep is active on your network connection.
Eager to try the Firesheep Firefox extension yourself? It stands to reason that you'll need to download and install it from its official GitHub page first. You'll find all the details, including easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to find and run the Firesheep XPI installer, in the clip. Get started capturing your friends' Facebook passwords with this video guide.
Firesheep! It's a good reason to be cautious when using public Wi-Fi. But is it reason to stay off of open networks altogether? Certainly not! There are, in fact, a few simple steps you can take that will make you invulnerable to the malicious Firesheep Firefox addon. Learn how to protect yourself against Firesheep with this video guide.
Need a hand figuring out how to install the Firesheep Firefox add-on on your Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 PC? This clip presents a complete walkthrough of the process. For all of the details, and to get started using the Firesheep cookie sniffer yourself, watch this hacker's how-to.
Ever wanted to hack your friends' Facebook accounts? With the Firesheep Mozilla Firefox browser add-on, it's easier than ever. Before you can use Firesheep to sniff account cookies, however, you'll need to download and install it. This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know.
Can't figure out how to install the Firesheep Mozilla Firefox extension? Take heart; this quick video guide presents a complete walkthrough of the download and installation process, teaching you everything you'll need to know to use Firesheep to hack your friends' Facebook and YouTube account information. For all of the gritty details, watch this hacker's how-to.
Despite the security concerns that have plagued Facebook for years, most people are sticking around and new members keep on joining. This has led Facebook to break records numbers with over 1.94 billion monthly active users, as of March 2017 — and around 1.28 billion daily active users.
Firesheep caused quite a stir when it was released last October, giving both hackers and non-hackers instant access to people's account information when on a public Wi-Fi connection. When logged into an insecure website on the same network as someone with Firesheep, you're giving them access to the cookies that keep you logged in. This is called session hijacking, and grants them easy access to your accounts, like Facebook, Flickr and Twitter. Now, there's an even easier way to do this—a mobi...
Security awareness seems to be a hot topic these days on the web, with developers making apps and devices that can hack networks and machines with just a few clicks. But these applications aren't only exploiting security flaws in systems and networks, they're being used by amateur and wannabe hackers who want to have a little fun, but don't want to learn how to actually "hack" anything.
Web-spying technologies like FaceNiff, Firesheep and Newstweek are out there showing the world just how easy it is to see what you're doing online, but they're amateurish in comparison to what real hackers could do to you if they catch you browsing unsecured websites.
You're sitting in your favorite café enjoying a hot cup of joe, then you open up your laptop or turn on your tablet computer to get to work, but as always you get sidetracked and head straight for Facebook. Someone just tagged you in a photo, so you check it out, then you see it out of the corner of your eye—your Facebook picture digitally displayed on the wall in a nice, neat digital photo frame.