Firefox add-on detects Firesheep

There have been many warnings recently about the Firesheep add-on for Firefox that enables someone to capture users’ sign-on information when it’s sent over an unencrypted connection (such as the sign-in pages used by many popular social networking web sites). The good news is that now you can fight the add-on with an add-on; in fact, there are two available that will detect Firesheep snooping and prevent it.  You can find out more about them here:

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