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MONSTER COOKIES can nom nom nom ALL THE BLOGS

2014/07/02

The Register - (International) A security researcher identified and reported a method that could be used to prevent users from accessing Web sites by setting cookies with header values so large that they trigger Web server errors. The researcher demonstrated the attack against the Google Blog Spot network and showed that users given the altered cookies were not able to see any blogs on the service.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/07/02/monster_cookies_can_nom_nom_nom_all_the_blogs/

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