Security researcher Rosario Valotta has apparently discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer that could be used to install malware and forge clicks. The so-called cookiejacking attack involves figuring out the victim's Windows username, knowing which version of Windows the victim is running and tricking the user into selecting the entire content of the stolen cookie.
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Technology News: Exploits & Vulnerabilities: Internet Explorer Flaw Lets Hackers Into the Cookie Jar
By Richard Adhikari
Use your mobile phone for secure Web sign-ins | Workers' Edge - CNET News
by Dennis O'Reilly (May 29th)
In the battle to protect our data, passwords are the first line of defense. Unfortunately, passwords are a pain to manage.