Firesheep has made it possible for any moron to raid your Web use, but there are ways you can stop it. Here are a few of them.
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
Firesheep has people in a panic because it makes it easy to grab useful information when you're using public Wi-Fi. Big deal. You could always do that. The real worry is that businesses' Wi-Fi networks were, and are, often just as vulnerable.
Wi-Fi Direct will let you connect devices at 250Mbps, but why bother when you probably already have an 802.11n network?
What's program is the single largest consumer of Internet bandwidth today in the U.S.? Believe it or not, it's Netflix.
Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is finally being rolled out by major ISPs like Comcast, so it's high time to start using it.
Windows 7 does a decent, but not perfect job, of supporting IPv6. Here's how to get it to do better.
The government has started work on a real life version of Minority Report, where you can be arrested for crimes you might do.
Ready or not, you're going to need to use both IPv6 and IPv4 on your corporate intranet and to connect to the Internet for years to come. Here are some ways to do it.
Netgear has wanted to get into the video-extender business for years, without any real success, now, with Roku they may be on their way.
We don't know the details yet, but it looks like Xmarks has found a buyer so the popular Web browser bookmark service and utility will live on.