Beware of Firesheep

Travelers with laptops take note, yesterday’s release of the Firefox extension named Firesheep has the tech-world buzzing with fears about potential security threats. If you are using your laptop in a shared Wi-Fi zone, amateur hackers sitting near you can use Firesheep to seize control of your personal accounts on various sites, including: Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and others. Read more about Firesheep here.

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