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!!! Browser Auto-Complete–All Vulnerable

This article takes a while to say that all browsers, except possibly Internet Explorer 8, are vulnerable to a simple attack that will cough up any data you have in your auto-complete file. That is, names, password, credit data? (who keeps credit card data in auto-complete? Have you checked your auto-complete file recently?)

Read the article: Auto-complete: browsers disclose private data – Update

Comments on original proof of concept site says some Mac OSX systems are giving the data, yet some not, even with Auto-Complete turned on.

Advice: Turn off Auto-Complete in all browsers until this is solved…regardless of what a pain in the ass this is. Oh, and don’t go to those hacker sites.