is the practice of intercepting another computer's network traffic by stealing the identification information it uses when connecting over TCP/IP
. Sidejacking is one of the common types of network security breaches encountered on public Wi-Fi hotspots
. Contrary to what some people may say, sidejacking doesn't involve stealing your network passwords directly. It is rather session keys and cookies that hackers gain access to during a successful sidejack.
- Open Wi-Fi Users Beware: Sidejacking Is Rampant
→ See also
- Finding and Using Wi-Fi Hotspots