Password Stealing with Cookies

>> Monday, February 07, 2011

Computers are one of the media to explore cyberspace. In the computer are some informations that we can learn, especially recovering confidential information stored on the computer. One of them is a username and password to run commands on a web. Typically, the important information is stored in a file named Cookie.... 

A cookie is a file containing information that recorded by a browser and stored in a special directory in a computer. Cookies function is to recognize users when visit a web. When visiting a home page, the site will use the Cookie information to run a command. 

The amount of information stored in these cookies so many and varied, including user username and password. 

Stealing a account in this tutorial will use a tool called the Multi Password Recovery 1.1.5 by Alexandr Demchenko. This utility is usually used to recover lost or forgotten passwords to try by reading informations in the Cookie file. Although its function is very good, but we can use it to unpack the files come in to find your cookie stored. 

The accounts that can be stolen by Multi Password Recovery are FTP account, Email Client, Instant Messengers and Browsers. In some trials, Mozilla Firefox could escape. However, there are other ways of dismantling the information Cookies Mozilla Firefox. 

The steps are: 
1. Download Multi Password Recovery 1.1.5 Portable edition here 
2. Extract Rar files to a folder and then We go into the folder where the Multi Password Recovery extract results are stored 
3. Run MPR.exe file with double click. 

Multi Password Recovery window displays information such as Windows Explorer. Click the Password Audit to display weak accounts. In the Browser folder, MPR will display passwords from the Browser notes. 

To Anticipate
To anticipate the passwords stolen through the techniques above, clean cookies exploration on the internet by the following steps: 

In Mozilla Firefox select Tools menu> Clear Private Data. Check the "Cookies" and press the "Clear Private Data Now". 

In Windows Explorer (Internet Explorer version 7), select the Tools menu>> Delete Browsing History, then click on the "Delete Cookies". 

At the Opera Browser, select Tools>> Delete Private Data and click the "Delete" Button 

In Google Chrome Browser, select Tools / Settings>> Clear Browsing Data and click on the "Clear Browsing Data"

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