Firesheep: A Valid Reason to Fear WiFi or How To Hack Your Wife’s Facebook

Just in time for Halloween, a developer by the name of Eric Butler has released Firesheep – a truly terrifying security tool. It’s so simple to use it makes script kiddies look like rocket surgeons. All you have to do is install the Firefox extension, that’s it. With the extension installed at the click of a single… Continue reading Firesheep: A Valid Reason to Fear WiFi or How To Hack Your Wife’s Facebook

How To: Stop Websites From Resizing Your Browser Window

If you’re tired of websites resizing your browser window, rest your weary head. In Firefox, you can disable website’s abilities to do this with Javascript: Tools-> Options (Firefox -> preferences or ⌘, on OS X) Select the “Content” tab. Click on the “Advanced” button across from “Enable JavaScript”. Uncheck the “Move or resize existing windows”… Continue reading How To: Stop Websites From Resizing Your Browser Window

Bizzare Firefox 3 HR Tag Rendering

I stumbled across this bizare new rendering bug in Firefox 3. CSS: hr { background: url(“bar.gif”) no-repeat; width: 385px; height: 15px; border: 0; } HTML: <hr noshade=”noshade” /> Here’s what it looks like in Firefox 2. Now Firefox 3. It would appear that Firefox 3 is adding a border-radius value to all <hr/> tags. Removing… Continue reading Bizzare Firefox 3 HR Tag Rendering

Fix Firefox 3 URL Bar

Firefox 3 has an annoying new URL bar that takes up about 75px in screen real estate for each auto-completed URL. It’s referred to as richResults in about:config. In the previous beta releases you were able to manually add a preference to remove this feature. As of firefox 3 beta 4 (or maybe beta 3,… Continue reading Fix Firefox 3 URL Bar