Firesheep In Wolves’ Clothing

  • SpooF
  • ٩๏̯͡๏۶
  • Bronze Member
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 3422
  • Loc: Richland, WA

Post 3+ Months Ago

TechCrunch wrote:
It seems like every time Facebook amends its privacy policy, the web is up in arms. The truth is, Facebook’s well publicized privacy fight is nothing compared to the vulnerability of all unsecured HTTP sites — that includes Facebook, Twitter and many of the web’s most popular destinations.

Developer Eric Butler has exposed the soft underbelly of the web with his new Firefox extension, Firesheep, which will let you essentially eavesdrop on any open Wi-Fi network and capture users’ cookies.


Firesheep In Wolves’ Clothing: Extension Lets You Hack Into Twitter, Facebook Accounts Easily
  • charcoal
  • Novice
  • Novice
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 15

Post 3+ Months Ago

Now I'll stay away from wi-fi open networks in different public places
  • BestTechnology
  • Newbie
  • Newbie
  • User avatar
  • Posts: 11

Post 3+ Months Ago

Firesheep nice to know. I only use Chrome so the protection is there anyways. I doubt you would get hacked.

Post Information

  • Total Posts in this topic: 3 posts
  • Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest
  • You cannot post new topics in this forum
  • You cannot reply to topics in this forum
  • You cannot edit your posts in this forum
  • You cannot delete your posts in this forum
  • You cannot post attachments in this forum
 
 

© 1998-2014. Ozzu® is a registered trademark of Unmelted, LLC.