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Free Firefox add-ons detect Firesheep snooping

ZScaler's Blacksheep and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's HTTPS Everywhere extensions for Firefox alert you when someone is using Firesheep to capture your sign-in information.

By November 10, 2010


Cloak yourself on open Wi-Fi hotspots

Worried about using an open Wi-Fi hotspot? You should be. Thankfully, Cloak can help.

By April 11, 2012


Buzz Out Loud 1337: It's one thing to sniff the cookie...

It's our long-awaited Nerd Show (i.e., episode 1337), and in my opinion, we rose to the occasion admirably. Our show covers everything from the iPhone security secret sequence to how to become a lazy hacker. Plus, WiFi Direct certification, a ghostly white iPhone sighting, and PAT vs. NAT. Again. -- m011yW00t

By October 26, 2010


Researchers hack toys, attack iPhones at ToorCon

Security experts demonstrate their software exploits and hardware hacks at annual security conference in San Diego.

By October 24, 2010


Android app offers Wi-Fi hacking of Facebook accounts

Video demo shows how easy it is to use a new Android app to hijack Facebook accounts on Wi-Fi networks.

By June 29, 2011


Buzz Out Loud 1347: Got an STD? There's an app for that.

On today's show, a brief digression on the topic of McRibs and then back to the serious news of the Windows Phone 7 launch, Amazon doubling rev share for newspaper and magazine publishers, and broadband satellite service with real speeds. Also, our review of the first TV with Google TV inside, and the best looking iPhone game ever. --Molly

By November 9, 2010


Senator wants more secure Web sites for Wi-Fi use

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on companies such as Amazon, Yahoo, and Twitter to better secure their Web pages by using the HTTPS protocol for people who access those sites via public Wi-Fi.

By February 28, 2011


Forcing browsers to use encryption

Chrome and Firefox are or will be using new HTTP Strict Transport Security technology, which allows Web servers to force secure connections with browsers.

By November 15, 2010


CNET UK Podcast 209: Greatest Gadget of the 21st Century special

It's a very special podcast this week, as we count down to our spectacular Greatest Gadget of the 21st Century knockout competition.

By October 29, 2010


Buzz Out Loud 1336: Introducing the Nook hook (podcast)

On today's show, we're predicting what Barnes and Noble will announce tomorrow for the Nook--early mockups seem to indicate a mystery hook on the bottom that could maybe, uh, attach to your belt-loop? Also, Google admits that the 600GB of data "fragments" it collected from its Street View cars might kind of, funnily enough, include email addresses, passwords, and complete email text. Oh, and phone numbers. Great. --Molly

By October 25, 2010