Phishing is the way to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details or any other confidential information, often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Phishing is typically carried out by several ways like email spoofing or instant messaging, and it often directs users to enter personal information at a fake website, the look and feel of which are almost identical to the legitimate one. But today’s our topic is about desktop phishing where URL looks like the legitimate one but in real it isn’t. In this tutorial, I will be showing how to hack facebook account through desktop phishing.
Difference between Phishing and Desktop Phishing
In simple, victim types the URL where our fake page is stored.. This make victim’s mind in doubt.
In desktop, victim types the original URL but our fake page shows up. He doesn’t have any idea about it. Because URL look same..
e.g: http://www.facebook.com/ will be same as it is.
How to hack facebook through desktop phishing?
- Wamp Server
- Facebook Fake Login Page
You can download them easily through googling.
- After installiing wamp server, ‘start all services’.
- Now copy your fake page and paste it in the following directory.
- Now we’re gonna do the most important part of desktop phishing. We’re going to change hosts files. This will make link to stay as it typed. To open hosts file, run notepad ‘as administrator’. And goto C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc and choose hosts files. If nothing appeared in the folder, click on all files, where is txt.
- After getting it opened, make a little change in it. As we’re going to hack facebook account so now at the end of the text in hosts file, we enter as follow.
127.0.0.1 www.facebook.com127.0.0.1 facebook.com
- After changing it, simply SAVE.
- We’re all done now. Now whenever victim visits http://www.facebook.com/ he’ll get onto our fake page and when he’ll enter email and password and hit login button.
- His/her email and password will be saved in the following directory.
C:\wamp\www\usernames or passwords
That’s all how to hack facebook through desktop phishing. If you encounter an issue, feel free to write below.
Note: Use Virtual Machine and scan on VirusTotal before downloading any program on Host Machine for your privacy.