Firesheep hack catches out Mr Demi Moore

    Date03 Mar 2011
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3483
    Posted ByAlex
    Ashton Kutcher's Twitter profile was hacked on Wedesday to spout pro-SSL graffiti. Instead of the usual updates of the life of Mr Demi Moore, the aplusk account regaled its 6.4 million followers with security warnings, such as the one below. Ashton, you've been Punk'd. This account is not secure. Dude, where's my SSL? The actor was attending the TEF awards (the tech world's equivalent of the Oscar's at the time). The most likely explanation for the mischievous hack is that Kutcher made a Twitter or Firefox update using an open wireless connection at the show. This, in turn, allowed someone to capture his login credentials before posting messages in his name, probably using a tool called Firesheep.
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