Cookie Snarfing

I wrote a simple cookie snarfing attack. The source is available here: It utilized scapy, PyQt4, and multiprocessing. It enables me to hijack most popular websites over a WiFi hotspot. Right now the code only is there for gmail,,, and reddit; extending for other sites should be trivial. It works by looking for cookies, and hijacking them for my own session. A video demo is below:


One Response to Cookie Snarfing

  1. Nicholas B says:

    How is this any different from existing ferret/hamster attacks that have been around for years?


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