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    Default "Cookie Jacking"

    Yet another reason to stay away from all versions of I.E.; easiest to do when one does not use any version of MS Windows.

    How 'cookiejacking' could steal people's Facebook passwords - CSMonitor.com

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    Default Re: "Cookie Jacking"

    You should never save password in the first place and have different password anyway.
    But humans are lazy (like me) and so we never do all the things we should do.
    I do wonder however if that doesn't apply to any browser since cookies get saved on any browser. If you visit a prepared website one could in theory read out anything from your browser. Or am i wrong?
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    Default Re: "Cookie Jacking"

    Quote Originally Posted by JoergJaeger View Post
    I do wonder however if that doesn't apply to any browser since cookies get saved on any browser.
    IE stores cookies, such that each cookie is a file. I suspect that the cookie jacking depends on that, and amounts to using some sort of drag and drop to copy files. But there's some guessing here - I haven't tried to study the details of the bug.

    Quote Originally Posted by JoergJaeger View Post
    If you visit a prepared website one could in theory read out anything from your browser. Or am i wrong?
    Normally, your browser will only send cookies that are related to the site that you are visiting. However, there could be cross-site scripting bugs, so some caution is warranted.
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