Sniffen Packets

With a name like Sniffen, it's got to smell good.

Information leakage

It turns out that most web browsers leak information about your browsing history. One neat example from the publicist of this fact shows how to guess the gender of the user. The trick is to show a bunch of links in the page, then use JavaScript to examine the color of each link.

It thinks my work machine is a girl, but my home machine is a boy. I suppose the work machine visits almost entirely Google and internal sites.