Facebook Security Still Lacking

In October I blogged about a Firesheep, a Firefox plugin that highlights the inherent vulnerabilities in the way that Facebook and other websites handle sessions. TL;DR - Install the extension and with a click of a button you can capture un-encrypted Facebook sessions of any user using a WiFi network you're connected to (read the full post … Continue reading Facebook Security Still Lacking

Facebook Now More Secure

In a blog post today Facebook detailed some of their new security improvements: Starting today we'll provide you with the ability to experience Facebook entirely over HTTPS. You should consider enabling this option if you frequently use Facebook from public Internet access points found at coffee shops, airports, libraries or schools. The option will exist … Continue reading Facebook Now More Secure

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