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Firesheep, Fireshepherd, and Facebook: Understanding Session Hijacking

Posted on February 22, 2011 in Articles | by

Firesheep is a tool that allows hackers to eavesdrop on unencrypted wireless networks and, in essence, hijack the browser session. Information technology professional Mike Chapple shows you how web authentication makes session hijacking possible, how Firesheep exploits these vulnerabilities, and the measures that website administrators, web developers, and end users can take to protect against session hijacking attacks.

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Published in Fireshepherd, and Facebook: Understanding Session Hijacking, InformIT, February 2011 on 02/22/11

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

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