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Re^2: Button insecurity

by Wassercrats
on Sep 18, 2004 at 22:40 UTC ( #392060=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Button insecurity
in thread Button insecurity

You said "Nobody steals your cookie, or logs in as you. You clicking the link causes *your* browser to send a query to PerlMonks requesting it to do something for you."

From CB:

diotalevi 2004-09-18 18:34:02
Oh well... don't keep JS on *my* account. I'm just using the neat tricks while I can. I even touch your cookie and use it to generate a URL


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Re^3: Button insecurity
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 18, 2004 at 23:20 UTC
    And here's the rest of the quote, for the record:

    "I even touch your cookie and use it to generate a URL to get Markov Yourself to work."

    No malicious intent, no account stealing, just some good old-fashioned fun.

Re^3: Button insecurity
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 02, 2004 at 07:25 UTC
    He uses JS to get only your username, not your password (hes nice like that).

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