[thelist] [Security] Any security risks with Low privacy setting in IE?

Steve Lewis nepolon at worlddomination.net
Tue Aug 5 20:42:26 CDT 2003

Chris Johnston wrote:

> I posted a similiar question last week, but did not get any responses. 
> I am assuming that it must have gotten missed.
> I am looking for links to well written articles regarding any security 
> risks imposed by lowering ones Privacy settings in Internet Explorer 
> from the default of Medium to Low.

I have to presume that you know something about what the Privacy 
settings in IE really mean.  Read the descriptions provided next to the 
inconvenient little slider there. 

I was able to extract the following keywords from IE's privacy tab:
third party cookie personally identifiable information

punching these into google I get the following:

that might just answer your question. And just because it might help you 
in the future: http://catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html


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