Cookie Cadger helps identify information leakage from applications that utilize insecure HTTP GET requests.
Cookie Cadger works on Windows, Linux, or Mac, and requires Java 7. Using Cookie Cadger requires having “tshark” – a utility which is part of the Wireshark suite, to be installed. Usually simply installing Wireshark will be sufficient. Additionally, to capture packets promiscuously requires compatible hardware. Capturing Wi-Fi traffic requires hardware capable of monitor mode, and the knowledge of how to place your device into monitor mode.