Monday, June 19, 2006

Watch your clipboard

Dont copy confidential information into clipboard and go to untrusted websites.
It is possible for websites to access the contents of your clipboard and even save the clipboard contents to their database!.

Click here to view a demo of the clipboard data grabbing.

To turn off this "feature" in Internet Explorer:
1. Go to Tools -> Internet Options -> Security
2. Click on the Custom Level Security Setting and uncheck the option "Allow Paste Operations via Script.”

(This problem does not occur in Firefox)

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