So if you haven’t heard, there’s a firefox plug-in called “firesheep” which makes the already easy process of “session jacking” or “sidejacking” even easier. I wrote a small bit about it for Fnewsmagazine.com:
- It’s no secret to some that your personal information is exposed to the entire WiFi network when you log into your Facebook at your local cafe. However, acquiring the cookies that contain this private information was a skill once reserved for expert “sidejackers.” Despite this, plenty of popular websites remain vulnerable to sidejacking, among them are most social-networking sites. What’s out of site is out of mind.
read the whole article here.