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IE Cookie Jar

Source: undefined     Posted by Chris Maunder    Thursday, May 11, 2000 7:00pm    
Cookies not safe from IE

A security flaw has been discovered in Internet Explorer that allows a site to read your cookies from placed by other sites. This has serious implications if a site stores passwords in cookies. A malicious site may then read that sites cookie and use this information to access your personal information on that site. As well as this there is the potential that your movements to certain sites may be known. The flaw affects all Windows versions, but no Mac or Unix versions, and is only a problem when Javascript is enabled. See the story at

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