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Hacking social media sites become easier by exploiting cookies-eu.fab

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Internet users may want to keep an eye on their cookie jar, because a new discovery has linked cookies with hacked social media accounts.Internet researcher Rishi Narang discovered a flaw in the way cookies are used by Twitter, LinkedIn, Microsoft Outlook/Live, and Yahoo. According to Australia’s SC Magazine, Narang found that cookies can be “stolen and used” in a “session fixation” attack.A session fixation is a method of hacking that tricks a victim into using a session identifier chosen by th

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