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FireSheep

November 16, 2010 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

I [Rsnake] go back and forth on whether I think FireSheep is interesting or not. Clearly, it’s old technology re-hashed. But it is interesting not because it works, but that it surprises people that it works. We’ve been talking about these problems forever, and now companies are scrambling to protect themselves. I guess the threat isn’t real until every newbie on earth has access to the hack...

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Cooling Down the Firesheep

November 06, 2010 from: Mozilla Security Blog

There have been a number of reports about a new Firesheep tool that exposes a weakness in website security, letting attackers snoop on people using public networks, steal their cookies, access their accounts and pose as them on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. While the developers chose to use the Firefox add-on API, the tool could have just as easily been written and distributed as a stand-alo...

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