[kwlug-disc] Firesheep: Open WiFi cookie stealing for the masses ...
adamglauser at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 18:05:20 EDT 2010
On 27/10/2010 5:58 PM, unsolicited wrote:
> Isn't the root cause, here, really, and merely, never use open wi-fi?
Based on what Lori said earlier, I'd say the real problem is that even
WPA encrypted wifi is not really safe if you don't trust the other
people that have the WPA key.
In that case, the only solution is to use an end-to-end encryption
technology, like SSL, SSH tunneling or VPN.
I think I must be missing something - does anyone know why the WPA
session negotiation doesn't use a secure key-exchange algorithm to
generate session keys? As Paul said, this seems like it should be a
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