In this vector, the thief steals the session cookies
while in transit and uses the information to impersonate the victim.
The approach can also be used to steal session cookies
, allowing the takeover of webmail accounts.Microsoft clearly states that its Xss filter technology is no panacea against cross-site scripting flaws.
Government agencies are permitted to use session cookies
, which exist only for the duration of a specific website visit and which are often used by online stores for remembering the contents of customers' virtual shopping baskets.
They can either be long-term cookies that are intended to reside on your computer for several years or session cookies
that only track what you do during your current interaction with a site.
and digital fingerprints, rather than broadly using static-device
The problem was reportedly caused by a glitch with the session cookies