Vendors are reacting swiftly to a vulnerability that lets attackers eavesdrop on your network traffic.
On social media right now, strong rumours are spreading that the WPA2 encryption scheme has been broken in a fundamental way. What this means: the security built into WiFi is likely ineffective, and we should not assume it provides any security. The current name I’m seeing for this is “KRACK”: Key Reinstallation AttaCK. If this…
Reduces SSL certificates to a maximum of 2 years…
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NEW YORK – Sitting down? An epic and historic data breach at Yahoo in August 2013 affected every single customer account that existed at the time, Yahoo parent company Verizon said on Tuesday.That’s three billion accounts, including email, Tumblr, Fantasy and Flickr — or three times as many as the company initially reported in 2016.
An amazing new add on to Mozilla has been announced. Firesheep takes your average packet-sniffer network eaves-dropping to the next level.
Firesheep sniffs wireless packets, directly from your Mozilla browser, searching for any of a plethora of well-known websites coming across the air and then reassembles the packets into a ready-to view page.
Recognized pages are populated on the side-bar. Double-click and the page is recreated in the view window.
Stay tuned as I take this out to my local Starbucks for an extended test drive.