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

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Wed Oct 27 17:38:56 EDT 2010


On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 04:56:34PM -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> 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.

I was going to write some reply about how having multple SSL sites on
a shared host is hard (which is why kwlug.org has plaintext logins). But 
once again I have been proved ignorant: 

http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Apache2/SSL_and_Name_Based_Virtual_Hosts

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