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New Firefox Add-on With New HTTPS Everywhere for secure browsing.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 10:25 No Comments

Earlier this year, the Firefox add-on Firesheep created quite a controversy by making it easy to capture unencrypted web traffic. Firesheep sniffs unencrypted cookies sent across open wi-fi networks. That means anyone with Firesheep installed can watch your browsing sessions while you lounge at Starbucks and grab your log-in credentials for Facebook, Twitter or other popular sites. Armed with those credentials, anyone using Firesheep can essentially masquerade as you all over the web, logging in to other social sites, blogs and news sites using your Facebook or Twitter username and password. None of Firesheep’s mechanisms are new. But Firesheep made sniffing web traffic point-and-c

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