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App Lets You Hack Into Twitter, Facebook Accounts Easily

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by The Scarlet Pimp, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It seems like every time Facebook amends its privacy policy, the web is up in arms. The truth is, Facebook?s well publicized privacy fight is nothing compared to the vulnerability of all unsecured HTTP sites ? that includes Facebook, Twitter and many of the web?s most popular destinations.

    Developer Eric Butler has exposed the soft underbelly of the web with his new Firefox extension, Firesheep, which will let you essentially eavesdrop on any open Wi-Fi network and capture users? cookies.

    As Butler explains in his post, ?As soon as anyone on the network visits an insecure website known to Firesheep, their name and photo will be displayed? in the window.

    All you have to do is double click on their name and open sesame, you will be able to log into that user?s site with their credentials.

    One word: wow.

    http://codebutler.com/firesheep

    http://techcrunch.com/2010/10/24/fi...u-hack-into-twitter-facebook-accounts-easily/
     
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  2. trooper

    trooper Regular Member

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    http://mashable.com/2010/10/28/firesheep-vpns/
     
  3. MiLiTARYiV

    MiLiTARYiV Senior Member

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    Thats why i refuse to use myspace twitter and facebook
     
  4. CyrusVirus

    CyrusVirus BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    and this is old lol
     
  5. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    and here's a firefox addon which detects firesheep and warns you when somebody is trying to access your web accounts via session hijacking:
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    http://www.zscaler.com/blacksheep.html
     
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