Firesheep demonstrates a security flaw that the computer security community has been concerned about for years — that any network eavesdropper can take over another user's session (say, a login to a webmail or social networking account) just by sniffing packets and copying the victim's cookie

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5 years 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago


HTTP, too insecure

I feel, that given the evidence of HTTP's innate security problems, that everyone in the Free Software Community should insist that HTTPS is enabled site-wide on every site where we have regular dealings.

Anything less, subjects us to an Internet Explorer level of total insecurity.