Clipboard Hack

by kalai 2008-01-29 15:07:55

Please be very careful when u press ctrl + c ..
Here is some useful information for all.

Ctrl+C may be the most important work we do everyday. But it's not a very safe thing to do. Read on to know why.

What happens when you press Ctrl+C while you are On-line... We do copy various data by
Ctrl + C for pasting elsewhere.

This copied data is stored in clipboard and is accessible from the net by a combination of JavaScript's and ASP.

Do not keep sensitive data (like passwords, credit card numbers, PIN etc.) in the clipboard while surfing the web. It is extremely easy to extract the text stored in the clipboard to steal your sensitive information.

The Clipboard hack is done by the following Source Code:

<Script Language="JavaScript">
var content = clipboardData.getData("Text");
alert(content);
</Script>

How to safeguard yourself from this hack.
To avoid Clipboard Hack Problem, do the following:

1. Go to internet options->security
2. Press custom level
3. In the security settings, select disable under Allow paste operations via script.

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