Bringing in the Sheep: the FireSheep firestorm

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Nov 4 21:19:22 MDT 2010


On Thu, 04 Nov 2010 21:00:47 -0600
Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:

> Well even if you run your own version of firefox, if the public
> computer has a keyboard logger, all bets are still off.  After seeing
> hacked Gmail accounts even for tech savy folks such as inhabit this
> list, I've about decided that logging into any site on a public
> computer in a random internet cafe is probably quite risky.  Actually
> logging into Gmail on any Windows computer is risky, it seems.

The US Air Force might know something about computer security.

http://www.charlescurley.com/blog/archives/2009/11/12/lightweight_portable_security/index.html



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