A lot of people depend on their Email to get valuable information, some of which include tp business and political secrets. It is, therefore, no secret that Crackers (The term for black hat hackers) have concentrated efforts in hacking emails.
Gmail is trusted by many which explain why we are using it for our tutorial today. So what is bettercap? – BetterCAP is a powerful, flexible and portable tool created to perform various types of MITM attacks against a network, manipulate HTTP, HTTPS and TCP traffic in realtime, sniff for credentials and much more.
We will be using Bettercap to prove that Emails can easily be hacked.
Step 1: Install BetterCap
The first thing to do is to install BetterCap. The command is simple.
“apt-get install bettercap” will allow you to install the software you need for this attack. Once that is done, please go to Step 2.
apt-get install bettercap
Step 2: Run BetterCap on Local Network
Once you have installed Bettercap, Locate your local IP address and use that information to start a Man in the Middle Attack on the local Network. At this point, any address entered in any of the local PC will pass through the attacker in plain text