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EFF Tool Offers New Protection Against 'Firesheep'

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched a new version of HTTPS Everywhere, a security tool that offers enhanced protection for Firefox browser users against "Firesheep" and other exploits of webpage security flaws.

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The Message of Firesheep: "Baaaad Websites, Implement Sitewide HTTPS Now!"

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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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