Cookies are tasty treats for hackers. No, I am not talking about your grandma cookies I’m talking about the browser cookies which contain sessions of your logins on sites. By accessing these cookies hackers can get access to your accounts and well takeover your account completely. Most people think its hard to hack cookies but that couldn’t be further from the truth. So let’s show you how hackers can hack and steal your browser cookies.
How to hack chrome and firefox with HMMCookies
Step 1: Clone the HMMcookies Tool from GitHub using kali Linux terminal
git clone https://github.com/thelinuxchoice/hmmcookies
Step 2: Now open the folder and run the tool with the following command:
cd hmmcookies bash hmmcookies.sh
Step 3: Now choose Ngrok since its free and requires less setup. Press 1
Step 4: Choose Payload name and Redirect page
Step 5: That’s all, the tool will automatically make the cookie stealing files and you will see a link as shown in the image below
Step 6: Now when the target downloads and opens the file their cookies will be stolen.
Step 7: You will see the stolen cookies as shown below:
That’s all folks. This why you should not open unknown files and folders from untrusted sources. This is how hackers hack and compromise your accounts by stealing cookies.
You can the demo below if you want more details:
That’s how easy it is for hackers to hack and steal your browser cookies. So always make sure to have a good antivirus with the latest updates. Windows Defender isn’t enough.
Do not download unknown files. And most importantly only download from trusted sources. Untrusted files can steal browser cookies and compromise your account as shown above.
Stay safe. Stay Secure.