Internet Explorer "Cookie Jar" Vulnerability Discovered
- By Scott Bekker
- May 11, 2000
A vulnerability has been found in Microsoft's Internet Explorer that exposes cookies used by many major Web sites to track user information and traffic, according to Peacefire.org
All versions of Internet Explorer for Windows 95, 98, and NT are known to be affected, while the Macintosh and Unix versions appear safe at this time. The vulnerability is not known to affect Netscape browsers.
Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.