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Thursday, 21 Jan 2016

iOS 9.2.1 fixes cookie bug that allowed identity impersonation

iOS 9.2.1 fixes cookie bug that allowed identity impersonation

By isolating the cookie store used by public Wi-Fi’s captive portals, Apple prevents a three-year long flaw where hackers can access a user’s cookies to rewrite it with malicious content.

Monday, 24 Jun 2013

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla announced last week that they will be collaborating on the Cookie Clearinghouse, or CCH, with Stamford Law School's Center for Internet and Society (CiS). However, this development will mean more delays to the launch of its cookie-blocking feature that was announced in February this year.

Monday, 25 Feb 2013

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Upcoming Firefox builds will be blocking third party cookies by default. Firefox currently has a "do not track" extension, but many third party advertisers simply ignore the "do not track" requests of the extension and leave a cookie behind anyway.

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