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    Senior Member BrainStop's Avatar
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    Jan 2002

    Beware of Hotmail cookies

    They make you very vulnerable to hacking!

    Wired: Hotmail at Risk to Cookie Thieves

    The trick involves capturing a copy of the victim's browser cookies file. Once the perpetrator gains two key Hotmail cookies, there's no way to lock him out because at Hotmail, cookies trump even passwords
    *sigh* Another M$oft product ...


    "To estimate the time it takes to do a task, estimate the time you think it should take, multiply by two, and change the unit of measure to the next highest unit. Thus we allocate two days for a one-hour task." -- Westheimer's Rule

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    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    At least the passwords arent stored in clear text (That exploit is gonna be here nex Tuesday )

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    delete that post now hehe dont want script kiddies getting a hold of this one
    hehe stupid hotmail whats their obbsesion grrrr but seriously didn ie6 have a vuln where u could get the users cookies?? that in cunjuction with this shows MS brilliant coders heh

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