MSN authentication

Yonatan Amir yonatan.amir at
Sat Nov 6 09:38:47 EDT 2010

Hello everyone,
This recent FireSheep business got me wondering - does Pidgin authenticate
the MSN protocol with encryption? I use Pidgin on an unencrypted wireless
network at school, and I'm worried about some bored individual capturing my
credentials. I couldn't find any information that would be useful to me.
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