How anyone can ‘point-and-click’ to hijack your online accounts

Logging in to your Facebook or online email accounts from an unsecured public Wi-Fi network? Think again, as a new add-on for the web browser Firefox allows even the most amateur hackers to hijack your account.The Firesheep add-on allows anyone to easily break in to Facebook, Twitter and legions of other online accounts of individuals when they log in from unsecured public Wi-Fi found at places such as McDonald’s, hotels and cafes.
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/security/how-anyone-can-pointandclick-to-hijack-your-online-accounts-20101101-179rg.html
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/security/how-anyone-can-pointandclick-to-hijack-your-online-accounts-20101101-179rg.html

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