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

Aredridel aredridel at nbtsc.org
Wed Aug 6 10:23:50 CDT 2003

> Okay, thank you. So cookies are not in and of themselve malicious in
> anyway. So am I totaly out to lunch here getting upset with a company that
> requires users to set their computers to accept all cookies? or do I have
> a valid complaint? I guess that is really what I would like to know. Is
> this doing a disservice to users and knowningly exposing them to privacy
> threats or am I totaly out to lunch in trying to fight this?

I think you're justified -- if security is low, you blindly accept
third-party cookies.  That means it's really easy to pass any data
collected about you between sites.  I don't want that, anyway...


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