Tuesday Tech Tips: FTC Wi-Fi Tips Edition

Feb 22, 2011 | No Comments

Tweet I wrote a couple of blog posts about Firesheep and safe browsing habits using public Wi-Fi hotspots here and here.  I received a nice email from the FTC as they noticed I had been blogging about Firesheep. (side note: The FTC is reading my blog! The FTC is reading my blog! Yeah baby)  Anyway […]

From Firesheep comes FireShepherd and a Facebook Bonus

Jan 30, 2011 | No Comments

Tweet I wrote a blog post last week about the dangers of a new Firefox browser extension called Firesheep.  My good buddy Lee (aka @JustaSunGod on Twitter) immediately brought to my attention a program that was created to render Firesheep unusable by flooding the local Wi-Fi network with packets designed to turn off Firesheep.  The […]

Firesheep: You Need To Read This

Jan 23, 2011 | 2 Comments

Tweet Pay attention my fellow readers.  I know many of you travel or spend time in coffee shops and access free Wi-Fi hotspots but there is a danger lurking out there.   Developer Eric Butler has created a Firefox extension called Firesheep. This free Firefox extension collects cookies that have been broadcast over an unprotected Wi-Fi […]