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  • Most Browsers Can be Made to Give Up Personal Data

    Posted on August 04, 2010 by infogrip-computer-support

    All the common browsers are subject to exploits that use the auto-complete feature to force them to give up personal data, as presented at Black Hat security conference last week. Computer World reports that the presentation “Breaking browsers: Hacking Auto-Complete” is by Jeremiah Grossman, the CTO of WhiteHat Security. None of the techniques used were that difficult and the data that can be gathered from auto-complete includes names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and sometimes passwords, credit card numbers, and search entries. That data can be used to break into bank or email accounts, or to set the victim up for more malware that can get more data out of them. (more…)