Bringing in the Sheep: the FireSheep firestorm
aaron.toponce at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 18:32:11 MDT 2010
On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 01:09:54PM -0600, Charles Curley wrote:
> I haven't seen any discussion of FireSheep here.
It's reasons like this I've always used a secure proxy when connected on
a public LAN, wifi or not. Some options you have to keep your connection
* SSH tunnels
* HTTPS/OpenSSL tunnels
Sometimes, it's more than just bypassing restrictive firewalls, it's
also preventing attackers from doing anything successful with your
And when using a public computer, I use portable tools on a thumb drive,
and always browse in private mode with my browser.
Simple solutions for tight security.
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