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Cookiejacking Is New Security Scourge

Internet Explorer has an unusual new flaw. It seems that hackers can hijack a user's cookies and then potentially install malware to take over the PC. Right now the danger is more theoretical than real. But hackers, no doubt, will figure out how to exploit this hole, so hopefully Microsoft will patch IE soon.

Posted by Doug Barney on 06/01/2011 at 1:18 PM


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