A Firefox extension that demonstrates HTTP session hijacking attacks.
- Eric Butler email@example.com
- Ian Gallagher firstname.lastname@example.org
- Michajlo Matijkiw email@example.com
- Nick Kossifidis firstname.lastname@example.org
Start by grabbing the code using Git. If you're planning to contribute, fork the project on GitHub.
$ git clone https://github.com/codebutler/firesheep.git $ cd firesheep $ git submodule update --init
See instructions for your platform below. When done, an xpi will be created inside the
build directory. Load the extension into Firefox by dragging it into the Addons page.
- Install build dependencies using Homebrew (
brew install autoconf automake libtool boost).
- Install build dependencies (
sudo apt-get install autoconf libtool libpcap-dev libboost-all-dev libudev-dev).
This has so far only been tested on Windows XP (32-bit), however the binaries work fine on Windows 7 too. If you can help simplify this process please let me know.
- You'll need Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. The express edition should work too, but this hasn't been tested. Newer versions of Visual Studio should also work, but the Makefiles might need a bit of tweaking. Patches in this area greatly appreciated.
- Install Cygwin, selecting the following packages:
- Install BoostPro. Choose Visual C++ 8.0 and Multithreaded debug, static runtime.
- Install WinPcap.
- From a Cygwin command prompt: Run