Nathan M. Andelin wrote:
From: "Hatzenbeler, Tim" <thatzenbeler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
And the really smart people will use a tool like brad's geturi,
and send a page a url with all the parameters and download
the data...

That's why I store session variables for each user on the server rather than
embedding them in cookies, query string parameters, or hidden form
variables.  Just the session ID is returned in the cookie.  It helps thwart
CGI hacking with tools like GETURI.

Of course, if someone knows how to submit a request using their own client program (like a program using GETURI), they'll know how to pass the appropriate cookies along with it.

BTW, if you're concerned about hacking, do you encrypt your cookie values?

Cheers! Hans

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