VIDEO: Disconnect Shows How Browser Sessions Get Hijacked and How to Protect Them
By Carlton Purvis
When you connect to a wireless device, anyone can eavesdrop on the information you're sending back and forth. If it's unencrypted they can see exactly what it is. Disconnect, Inc., has created a browser extension to help users surf the Web securely and keep sites from tracking their browsing habits.
Check out this video from Disconnect showing how "Do Not Track" tools can help keep your accounts safe:
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