[kwlug-disc] Firesheep: Open WiFi cookie stealing for the masses ...

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Wed Oct 27 16:56:34 EDT 2010


http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/print/9193201/How_to_protect_against_Firesheep_attacks

The root problem is sites using plain text HTTP, but there no solution for
it
until each and every site out there implements SSL.

This may never happen, or will take a long time.

And it depends on others to act, not you solving your own problem.

So, in the mean time, a VPN is the solution.
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