Firesheep isn't making headlines anymore, but it's still out there and causing trouble. Fortunately, there's a new version of HTTPS Everywhere to help block it.
All things network from Web browsers to wireless networking to IPv6 with your host, and long-time networking hand, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
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.
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We need yet another Web browser like we need a hole in the head.