How not to use cookies

Monday, 18 December 2006, 10:31 AM EST

Within one week's time, we stumbled across two different sites using cookies the wrong way. While the attack vectors were a bit different, both sites trusted the cookie data to secure their users’ accounts. Therefore, this week we are going to spend some time discussing cookies, when they should be used, and what can happen if they are misused.

At InformIT.

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