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Re: Re: Re: Form passwords cached when redisplayed?

by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 12, 2002 at 16:55 UTC ( #138264=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Form passwords cached when redisplayed?
in thread Form passwords cached when redisplayed?

> Even in mainstream browsers, the user can override the -
> expires parameter by fiddling around with the caching
> settings.

That by itself might not be a big problem, I think. I have my browser set to cache everything, but this is my personal computer in my house that only I have access to, so it's not so much of a security problem for the password to be sent back in plain text. It could be trouble for a user who sets their browser to cache everything without understanding the security implications, though.

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