Hi, My friends. We do copy various data by ctrl+c or ctrl+insert for pasting elsewhere. This
copied data is stored in clipboard and is accessible from the net by a
I want share this information with all codeproject members bcz it is very harmful for users.
This information gethered from sourcrcodeworld forum.
Just try this:
1) Copy any text by ctrl+c
2) Click the Link:http://www.sourcecodesworld.com/special/clipboard.asp
3) You will see the text you copied on the Screen which was
accessed by this web page.
Do not keep sensitive data (like passwords, credit card numbers, PIN etc.) in
the clipboard while surfing the web. It is extremely easy to extract the
text stored in the clipboard to steal your sensitive information.
This works for IE and Netscape.
SolutionSolution to Clipboard Hack
To avoid Clipboard Hack Problem, do the following:
1- Go to internet options->security.
2- Press custom level.
3- In the security settings, select disable under Allow paste operations via script.
Now the contents of your clipboard are safe. :)
and u can continue to enjoy web browsing
Actual ScriptThe following few lines are the actual agent to stolen the clipboard data of your machine.
var content = clipboardData.getData("Text");
please share this kind of information on this forum to protect our data.
enjoy and try to live with pleasure moments............