Sep 242010
 
 September 24, 2010  Online

Andy Greenberg writes:

If you use Apple’s Safari browser and care about your privacy, it may be time to turn off the “autocomplete” function that conveniently fills in your personal details on websites. That, or stop typing the letter “U.”

Web security guru Jeremiah Grossman described on his blog Thursday a technique that a website can use to trick a visitor’s Safari browser’s autocomplete function into giving up his or her name, address, email, phone number and other sensitive contact details.

Read more on Forbes.

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