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Old 11-13-2001, 01:19 PM   #1   Add To Ignore List  
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There is a security bug in IE 5 & 6 that would allow people to read your personal data off your hard drive using cookies.  This document shows a simple way to protect yourself.

http://members.ebusinessca.com/ic_726745_6514_1-2748.html

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-055.asp

http://www.solutions.fi/index.cgi/news_2001_11_09?lang=eng

The last one is a lesson about Microsoft.
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Old 11-13-2001, 02:10 PM   #2   Add To Ignore List  
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OH NO! I HAVE GOT TO UPDATE IE!
Ergh... There are a lot of security holes in IE. Thank god for lynx and Konq.
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Old 11-13-2001, 02:47 PM   #3   Add To Ignore List  
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i have broken ie java and now corrupt cookie that give me email away. Bahhhhh ffs!
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There is a security bug in IE 5 & 6 that would allow people to read your personal data off your hard drive using cookies.
OH NO!! That's it, I'm moving to winXP!!
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Old 11-14-2001, 09:08 AM   #5   Add To Ignore List  
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If they're interested in anything more than my saved games they'd have to pass PGP...

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