Check if somebody is attacking your sessions on social networks. Firesheep
is a small application that will allow you to check if anyone is trying to attack or steal your session on any social network, like Facebook or Twitter
. With the appearance of the different social networks, the amount of attacks against general privacy have also increased, specially in cases where the users use open Wi-Fi networks.
This add-on for Firefox will allow any user to know if anybody is trying to rob their social network access data
. It is very important to know if the services that you use are secure, and if you check that they aren't always ask for encrypted connections to take place. Firesheep
works if you are connected to an open public Wi-Fi network.
Once installed, a tab that will show the data of the users that are connected to that unsafe network will appear
. By simply passing your mouse over the icon of each user and service, you will be able to know the user name and password that they used when they accessed that social network. Firesheep
can come in handy to realize the danger of visiting certain social networks by means of unsafe networks
Requirements and additional information:
This download requires that you have WinPcap installed.