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I have no idea if this has anything to do with your account getting hacked, just throwing it out there as a question/possibility.
It is a sad state of affairs in our world these days when a company offers a secure version of their website, but doesn’t default to using that version. There has been loads written on this topic, but I want to put in my personal experience here. I’m always talking about and thinking about security.
Simply sniffing the traffic going over my home network allowed me to see the cookie used in the http requests from my wife’s computer to facebook. I then was able to use a Firefox plugin to edit my cookies and add facebook cookies. I copied the informationdirectlyfromtheWiresharkpacketdata,andplaced it into cookies on my computer, and then visited Facebook. Low and behold, it told me that I was no longer Travis Weston, but instead, Tiffany Weston.
Session, consider yourself hijacked.
You have to send the mod an alert so do that if you haven't already...they may not see your post. How about asking them to move it to the Computer Help forum?
Originally posted by kisharninmah
reply to post by kisharninmah
I posted this to the wrong forum. I should have scrolled further down (lol). Can a moderator post it under general chit chat or rant, which ever it fits best?