Facebook insecure by design

Michael Thomas mike at mtcc.com
Sun Oct 2 10:38:36 CDT 2011


William Allen Simpson wrote:
> In accord with the recent thread, "facebook spying on us?"
> 
> We should also worry about other spying on us.  Without
> some sort of rudimentary security, all that personally
> identifiable information is exposed on our ISP networks,
> over WiFi, etc.
> 
> Facebook claims to be able to run over TLS connections.
> Not so much (see attached picture).
> 
> This wasn't an "app", this is the simple default content of a
> page accessed after a Google search.
> 

I'm not sure why lack of TLS is considered to be problem with Facebook.
The man in the middle is the other side of the connection, tls or otherwise.

Mike



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