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    IN THE WILD

    Firefox add-on makes a statement about HTTP


    By Robert Vamosi

    A security researcher's new tool shows how easy it is to pluck session cookies out of public Wi-Fi networks and gain access to users' online accounts.That this circa-2007 hack is still a threat is scary. But the real concern for all Web users should be the slow adoption of secure HTTPS.

    The full text of this column is posted at WindowsSecrets.com/2010/10/28/06 (paid content, opens in a new window/tab).

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    Hello, I duly added Force-TLS (NOT Force-TSL, as published) to my list of add-ins. Also, Mozilla just pushed out 3.6.12. It's hard to keep up.

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    Thanks for pointing out the typo, Ken.

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