12 May 2010

Make contents of your clipboard safe

We do copy various data by (PRESSING) ctrl+c for pasting elsewhere.

This copied data is stored in clipboard and is accessible from the net by a combination of Javascripts & ASP.

Just try this:

1). Copy any text by 'ctrl+c'

2) Do not keep sensitive data (like passwords, reditcard 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.

To avoid Clipboard Hack Problem, USE THIS Safety TRICK:

1) In Internet Explorer, Go to Tools --> Internet options -->SECURITY

2) Press Custom level.

3) In the security settings, select disable under Allow paste operations via script and click on 'OK. (Now the contents of your clipboard are safe.)

AbhiShek SinGh
Founder of 'TheHackingArticles'. Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security Researcher, and Software Engineer. Follow 'AbhiShek SinGh' on Facebook , Twitter or Google+ or via Email

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