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Gathering session cookies with Firesheep
Posted Nov 5, 2010 18:49 UTC (Fri) by foom (subscriber, #14868)
If everyone's "insecure" HTTP sessions were being encrypted that also makes widespread untargeted monitoring by e.g. a spy agency less feasible. You'd have to put your sniffer in the middle of things, and risk detection. (which I'm sure they do sometimes, but it has to be targeted...) Currently, someone could be sniffing the whole internet and nobody would have any way of telling.
Posted Nov 5, 2010 20:40 UTC (Fri) by Simetrical (guest, #53439)
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