BlackSheep, protect yourself from Firesheep sniffers

BlackSheep is a Firefox addon which detects and informs you if any users in the network are running Firesheep, the Firefox addon which got quite some media attention over the past few weeks.

Note that this offers no real protection, as BlackSheep will only inform you. The best protection still is not to connect to any open wifis and — if you are connected to one — to use SSL when possible.

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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