How Not To Design Web Site Security

April 4th, 2006

Computer Security

This one’s a bit technical, but it goes something like this: A company designed a web site such that if you (1) disable javascript, (2) disable cookies, and (3) visit every link on the site… then you will delete all content on the site.

Unfortunately for the site owners, the Google web crawler meets all three of the criteria. And the site content was deleted.

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