The vulnerability of Wi-Fi and conventional wired Ethernet networks is nothing new. But the new Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool has opened the vulnerability up to others, putting sensitive information within the easy reach of even casual hackers. Learn what you need to do to protect your company from these attacks.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jan 10, 2013
The recent release of the Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool has increased awareness among both users and attackers of the inherent insecurity of unprotected HTTP connections. This white paper is about protecting users from Firesheep and other attacks.
The recent release of the Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool has increased awareness among both users and attackers of the inherent insecurity of unprotected HTTP connections. Users on unprotected networks who connect to websites through plain HTTP connections expose their connections to those sites to open surveillance and full compromise.
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