A US CERT reminder: The net is an insecure place

If you use Gmail, eBay, MySpace, or any one of dozens of other web-based services, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team wants you to know you’re vulnerable to a simple attack that could give an attacker complete control over your account.Five weeks after The Register reported this sad reality, US CERT on Friday warned that the problem still festers. It said the world’s biggest websites have yet to fix the gaping security bug, which can bite even careful users who only log in using the secure sockets layer protocol, which is denoted by an HTTPS in the beginning of browser address window.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/09/08/security_group_warns_of_web_vulnerabity/

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