Should Digital Artist Worry About Firesheep Hack?


Digital Artist and the Firesheep Hack

Hi All-I know this post is a tad off kilter from what we normally have here but…..I thought it would be helpful for those of you that utilize wireless in public places like I do. Also I assumed that most folks have heard or seen this. But just in case you haven’t heard of the “Firesheep” hack, this will give you some basic info.

Here’s a quick video at YouTube about the need for laptop wireless security and how easy it is for someone to break into your accounts if you aren’t protected accordingly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ahhTnLsIRo

Harry scary huh? In less than 5 minutes, the problem is explained and several fixes are offered.

If you don’t watch it, you’ll miss how easy it is for someone to hack your Facebook, Google or Twitter account (or others). You’ll also miss how easy it is to fix. Don’t worry, one solution won’t cost you a dime.

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