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Jul 29, 2007, 05:12 #1
Are session cookies secure enough?
Are session cookies secure enough to create private administration areas, or login/logout systems?
Why does IE6 comes with the session cookies option disabled, and, i can make login in forums with it?
Is there another kind of "cookies" besides the "session cookies"?
Until now i used session cookies, writing data on them, using md5 hash to protect them. Am i doing it right?
Jul 29, 2007, 05:52 #2
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Don't write application data to the cookie. The session cookie just stores the sessionID with the sensitive data being stored in the session on the server (not in a cookie).
They are probably more secure than carrying the sessionID in the URL.