Firesheep - Free program for HTTP session hijacking attacks.


Firesheep is a Free program for HTTP session hijacking attacks.


How to get this tool

To use this tool, please use a method listed below.

In a Linux (Debian OS), run the following command(s).

git clone

cd firesheep

git submodule update --init

sudo apt-get install autoconf libtool libpcap-dev libboost-all-dev libudev-dev




Download directly from the following link:


How to execute

When done, an xpi will be created inside the build directory. Load the extension into Firefox by dragging it into the Addons page.





Next steps:


This article was contributed by Jason Jacobs from Guyana. Jason is a member of the Caribbean CSPA.

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful



Article is closed for comments.