Privacy Docs & FAQs
Web Browser Info
Email Info
dot.NET/Passport/Hailstorm
General Internet Privacy Info
 
Web Browser Info
Adding a Fifth Security Zone to Internet Explorer
 
Adding More Security Zones to Windows (Internet Explorer)
 
Advanced browser ID Obfuscating for Opera
 
Advice - 'cuz you asked...
 
ASAP! A Stand Against Pop-under Ads!
 
Automatically Recognizing Banner Ad URLs
 
Beauregard's Browser Security
 
Blocking Ads
 
Blocking Cookies with IE 6
 
Browser Security Tutorials
 
Browsing Websites at Your Own Risk
 
Bugnosis Web Bug FAQ
 
CIAC - Internet Cookies
 
CNET
  • Protect Your Ddentity As You Surf
    http://www.cnet.com/internet/0-3762-8-6796944-1.html
  • Surf Safely
    http://www.cnet.com/internet/0-3761-7-2426162.html
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    Computer Privacy & Security
     
    Configuring IE without Extra Software
     
    Cookie Central Popular!
     
    CookieControl.org
     
    CookieMaster
  • Cookie Links
    http://study.haifa.ac.il/~oleshed/ecommerce/links.html
  • Privacy & Cookies - What It's All About
    http://study.haifa.ac.il/~oleshed/ecommerce/privacy.html
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    The Cookie Monster
     
    CounterExploitation Popular!
  • Basic How-to Bypass Form Buttons
    http://cexx.org/bpforms.htm
  • Surf Smart!
    http://www.cexx.org/gofaster.htm
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    Deleting History & Typed URLs in Internet Explorer
     
    Dick Hazeleger's Anti-Spam Pages
     
    EFF - The Web Bug FAQ
     
    EPIC
  • The Cookies Page
    http://www.epic.org/privacy/internet/cookies/
  • Internet Privacy
    http://www.epic.org/privacy/internet/
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    The E-Privacy Imperative: Hands in the Cookie Jar
     
    Hacking WinME - Internet Security Zones
     
    How Ad-Blocking Software Works
     
    IBM - How to Manage, Negotiate, & Transfer Personal Information on the Web
     
    Automatically Recognizing Banner Ad URLs
     
    Internet & E-commerce Security & Privacy Studies
    (Dave Methvin)
     
    Internet Explorer 6.0 Resources
     
    Internet Explorer 6.0 Tweak Guide
     
    Internet Explorer Security
     
    Internet Explorer Security Options (Windows IT Security)
  • Part I
    http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/ArticleID/20468/20468.html
  • Part II
    http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/ArticleID/20622/20622.html
  • Part III
    http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/ArticleID/20700/20700.html
  • Part IV
    http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/ArticleID/21026/21026.html
  • Part V
    http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/ArticleID/21199/21199.html
  • Part VI
    http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/ArticleID/21282/21282.html
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    Internet Explorer Tweak Guide
     
    Internet RFC 2109 (Cookies)
     
    Joe'Software - Cookies & Privacy
     
    Junkbusters - How Web Servers' Cookies Threaten Your Privacy
     
    Markus Jansson - Tweaks & Tricks for Security & Privacy
     
    Microsoft
  • FAQ About Cookies
    http://support.microsoft.com/.../cookies.asp
  • IE4 Resource Kit - Security Zones
    http://www.microsoft.com/...part7a.asp
  • IE4 Resource Kit - User Privacy
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../part7e.asp
  • IE5 Resource Kit - Content Ratings & User Privacy
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../ch08rate.asp
    or http://www.microsoft.com/.../ch08rate.asp
  • IE5 Resource Kit - Security Zones & Permission-Based Security for MS Virtual Machine
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../ch07zone.asp
    or http://www.microsoft.com/.../ch07zone.asp
  • IE6 Resource Kit - Security Zones
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../c04ie6rk.asp
  • IE6 Resource Kit - Users' Privacy
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../c03ie6rk.asp
  • Internet Explorer Enthusiasts
    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/enthusiast/default.asp
  • Introduction to URL Security Zones
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/.../overview.asp
  • Prevent Pop-up Ad Windows When Browsing with Internet Explorer
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../stoppopups.asp
  • Q164539 - How to Determine Which Version of Internet Explorer Is Installed
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q164539
  • Q182569 - Description of Internet Explorer Security Zones Registry Entries
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q182569
  • Q184456 - How to Use Wild Cards When You Add Web Sites to Security Zones
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q184456
  • Q259493 - Problems Adding Top-Level Domains to Zone Sites List
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=259493
  • Q315933 - How to Enable the My Computer Security Zone in Internet Options
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q315933
  • A Quick Look at Cookies
    http://office.microsoft.com/assistance/2000/FPcookie.aspx
  • Setting Up Security Zones
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../setup.asp
  • Understanding Security & Privacy Features in Internet Explorer
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../sec_overview.asp
  • Use Security and Privacy Features in Internet Explorer 6
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../ie6.asp
  • Using Internet Explorer - How-to Articles
    http://www.microsoft.com/.../default.asp
  •  
    Netscape - Applying Communicator's Security Features
     
    Netscape - Persistent Client State HTTP Cookies
     
    P3P & Internet Explorer 6.0 Privacy Info
     
    PC Magazine - Total Security
     
    PC Flank Popular!
  • Home Page
    http://www.pcflank.com/
  • What is a Cookie?
    http://www.pcflank.com/art8.htm
  • What is a Referrer?
    http://www.pcflank.com/art9.htm
  •  
    PCWorld - Stealth Surfing
     
    Pilobilus - Privacy & Security On the Internet Popular! Down
  • History & Cache Files
    http://home.mpinet.net/~pilobilus/CS04.html
  • ICQ Security Issues
    http://home.mpinet.net/~pilobilus/CS07.html
  • Online Finance
    http://home.mpinet.net/~pilobilus/CS08.html
  • The Browser, Your Front Door
    http://home.mpinet.net/~pilobilus/CS03.html
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    Pop-up Windows
     
    Privacy Foundation Popular!
  • Bad Cookie Recipes
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/commentary/...
  • Browser Extensions
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/privacywatch/...
  • Document Web Bugs FAQ
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/resources/...
  • Invasion of the Web Bugs
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/commentary/...
  • Privacy Glossary
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/resources/...
  • Web Bug FAQ
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/resources/...
  • Web Bug Primer
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/resources/...
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    Privacy.net Popular!
  • Bake your own Internet Cookie!
    http://privacy.net/cookies/
  • Bring Traced Over the Internet
    http://www.privacy.net/Traced/
  • How Companies Can Track Your Movements on the Internet
    http://privacy.net/track/
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    Privacy Parts
     
    Privacy Power! - Cookies, Caches, & Web Bugs Popular!
     
    Professional Librarian Browser Resources
     
    Richard M. Smith - Data Spills In Banner Ads Popular!
     
    Roger Clarke Popular!
  • Cookies Page
    http://www.anu.edu.au/.../II/Cookies.html
  • Dataveillance and Information Privacy Pages
    http://www.anu.edu.au/.../DV/
  • Direct Marketing & Privacy
    http://www.anu.edu.au/.../DirectMkting.html
  • Electronic Commerce
    http://www.anu.edu.au/.../EC/
  • Encouraging CyberCulture
    http://www.anu.edu.au/.../EncoCyberCulture.html
  • Home Page
    http://www.anu.edu.au/people/Roger.Clarke/
  • Privacy On the Internet
    http://www.anu.edu.au/.../Internet.html
  • What's New
    http://www.anu.edu.au/.../WhatsNew.html
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    Scott Schnoll Popular!
  • Internet Explorer Security Issues
    http://www.nwnetworks.com/iesecurity.htm
  • Internet Explorer Security Zones
    http://www.nwnetworks.com/iezones.htm
  • Safety & Security On the Internet
    http://www.nwnetworks.com/sands.htm
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    Search Engines & Privacy
     
    SecuritySpace.com - Web Bug Report
     
    Sitebilder - Cookies in a Nutshell
     
    Slate - Invisible Computing: How to Keep Your Private Business
    Private On the Internet
     
    So, You Want To Set A Cookie, Huh?
     
    SpywareInfo.com - Cookies Explained
     
    SpywareInfo.com - Web Bugs Explained
     
    ThiefWare.com - Internet Explorer Data Sheet
     
    Two Ways to Implement Session Tracking
     
    UC Berkeley - Web Cookies & Security
     
    Unofficial Cookie FAQ Popular!
     
    What Are Those Index.dat Files All Over My PC?
     
    What to Do About Cookies
     
    Windows Registry Guide - Restrict Web Sites from Installing Software
     
    WinMag - Blocking Web Spies
    (Dave Methvin)
     
    WinMag - IE's Not-So-Restricted Sites (Dave Methvin)
     
    WinMag - Roll Your Own Zone (Dave Methvin)
     
    The WWW Security FAQ Popular!
     
    ZDNet - Protect your network by customizing IE's desktop security settings
     
    Zhen-Xjell's Web Filtering Reviews Popular!
  • Ad/Cookie Blocking App Reviews
    http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,890935;...
  • Privacy Enhancement Software Reviews
    http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,993079;...
  • Web Bug/Pop-Up/Ad Blocking Reviews
    http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,993079;...
  • Email Info
    CERT Popular!
  • Email: A Postcard Written in Pencil
    http://www.cert.org/homeusers/email_postcard.html
  • Friend or Foe?
    http://www.cert.org/homeusers/internet_friendorfoe.html
  • Protecting Yourself from Email-borne Viruses & Other Malicious Code http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/virusprotection.html
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    CNET - Is Your Email Watching You?
     
    Configuring Mail Clients to Send Plain ASCII Text
     
    DevX
  • Combat Email Viruses
    http://archive.devx.com/.../kl0010/kl0010.asp
  • Exploring the Outlook E-mail Security Patch
    http://archive.devx.com/.../ksdp0500-1.asp
  • Secure Outlook From Viruses
    http://www.devx.com/.../cs1_0010.asp
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    Email Security & You (Windows IT Security)
     
    Eudora Security
     
    Gracie's Basic E-mail Safety
     
    How to Turn Off HTML in Your Outgoing Mail Messages
     
    JMU Security Engineering
  • Application Issues
    http://www.jmu.edu/.../appsec.shtml
  • Hot Topics!
    http://www.jmu.edu/.../hot.shtml
  • Outlook & IE
    http://www.jmu.edu/.../outlook.shtml
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    Microsoft
  • Information About the Outlook Email Security Update
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q262631
  • Information About the Outlook Email Security Update (Outlook 2000)
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q262631
  • Information About the Outlook Email Security Update (Outlook 98)
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q262631
  • Information About the Unsafe File List in Internet Explorer 6
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q291369
  • Outlook 2002: Users Can Read Nonsecure E-mail as Plain Text
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307594
  • Outlook 98/2000 E-mail Security Update White Paper
    http://www.microsoft.com/office/ork/2000/appndx/toolbox.htm
  • Outlook E-mail Attachment Security Update
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q235309
  • Scripts Embedded in HTML Messages Run Without Warning
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q215774
  • Security Zones in Outlook 2000
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q196799
  • Troubleshooting Security Issues in Outlook 98
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q183409
  • Using Virus Protection Features in Outlook Express 6
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q291387
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    Network Magazine - Email Security
     
    NIST - Guidelines On Electronic Mail Security
     
    NSA - E-mail & Executable Content Security Guides Popular!
     
    NT Bugtraq
  • Active Email Content
    http://ntbugtraq.ntadvice.com/default.asp?...
  • Outlook Email Security Update
    http://ntbugtraq.ntadvice.com/default.asp?...
  • Safe Email Practices
    http://ntbugtraq.ntadvice.com/default.asp?...
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    Outlook Express Security
     
    Outlook & Exchange Solutions Center
  • Home Page
    http://www.slipstick.com/
  • HTML Mail Vulnerability Updates for Microsoft Outlook
    http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/htmlmail.htm
  • Opening .exe Attachments with the Outlook E-mail Security Update & Outlook 2002
    http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/esecup/getexe.htm
  • Outlook Email Security Update
    http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/esecup.htm
  • Protecting Microsoft Outlook Against Viruses
    http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/antivirus.htm
  • Viruses Affecting Microsoft Outlook
    http://www.slipstick.com/problems/virus.htm
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    Privacy Foundation Popular!
  • Email Wiretapping
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/privacywatch/report.asp?...
  • Turning Off JavaScript in Email
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/privacywatch/report.asp...
  • Web Bug FAQ
    http://www.privacyfoundation.org/resources/webbug.asp
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    Richard M. Smith Popular!
  • The Cookie Leak Security Hole
    in HTML Email Messages
    http://www.computerbytesman.com/privacy/cookleak.htm
  • Email Security Hazards
    http://www.computerbytesman.com/security/email/index.htm
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    SANS Institute - Email Issues
     
    SatireWire - Foot-And-Mouth Believed To Be First Virus
    Unable To Spread Through Microsoft Outlook
     
    Securing Microsoft Outlook 2000 FAQ
     
    TechTV.com - Email Bug Threatens Privacy
     
    Top 10 Places Your Email Can Be Intercepted
     
    Univ. of  Maryland
  • Email Virus Protection for Microsoft Outlook 2000
    http://www.helpdesk.umd.edu/documents/0/879/
  • Email & Web Virus Protection for IE 5 & OE 5
    http://www.helpdesk.umd.edu/.../890/
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    Why HTML in E-Mail is a Bad Idea
     
    Webbug - Whose Reading Your Email
     
    WinMag - Fix Up Outlook Mail Security
    (Dave Methvin)
    dot.NET / Passport / Hailstorm
    ArsTechnica - Microsoft .NET Explained
     
    CNET - Microsoft, FTC Reach Privacy Settlement
     
    CNET - Who Are You?
     
    EPIC - Sign Out of Passport! Popular!
     
    Feds Might Use Microsoft Product for Online ID
     
    Joel On Software - Microsoft Passport Popular!
     
    Microsoft Passport to Trouble
    (Marc Slemko) Popular!
     
    The New York Times - Microsoft Has Shelved Its Internet Persona Service
     
    PC Help - MSN Cookie Data Crosses Domains Popular!
     
    Risks of the Passport Single Signon Protocol Popular!
    (David P. Kormann & Aviel D. Rubin)
     
    The End Of Anonymous Surfing?
    (Fred Langa)
     
    The Threat Of Microsoft's .Net Popular!
    (Whitfield Diffie & Susan Landau)
     
    WIRED - MS Passport: Straight to the FTC
     
    WIRED - Passport Deal Gets Mixed Reviews
     
    ZDNet - Mistaken Identities
     
    ZDNet - MS Passport Required, Not Wanted
    General Internet Privacy Info
    Americans & Online Privacy
     
    Black Sun Research Facility Tutorials
     
    Carlson Analytics Privacy Guide
     
    CNET - Stop! Look Before You Click
     
    Data Mining
     
    EPIC
  • Surfer Beware: Personal Privacy & The Internet
    http://www.epic.org/reports/surfer-beware.html
  • Surfer Beware II: Notice Is Not Enough
    http://www2.epic.org/reports/surfer-beware2.html
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    Interhack Publications Popular!
     
    It's the People, Stupid
     
    ISAlliance: Common Sense Guide for Home & Individual Users
     
    Joe'Software - Online Security
     
    Junkbusters - The Wide World of Junk Popular!
     
    A Modest Treatise on Obfuscation in Gobbledygooky Privacy Policies
     
    NetSafe - Information Theft
     
    NetworkICE advICE Popular!
     
    The New York Times - Seeking Profits, Internet Companies Alter Privacy Policy
     
    OECD Privacy Statement Generator
     
    Ontario Information & Privacy Commissioner
  • An Internet Privacy Primer: Assume Nothing
    http://www.ipc.on.ca/scripts/index_.asp?...
  • Data Mining: Staking a Claim on Your Privacy
    http://www.ipc.on.ca/scripts/index_.asp?...
  • Privacy & Digital Rights Management (DRM): An Oxymoron?
    http://www.ipc.on.ca/scripts/index_.asp?...
  • Publications & Presentations
    http://www.ipc.on.ca/scripts/index_.asp?...
  • Web Seals: A Review of Online Privacy Programs
    http://www.ipc.on.ca/scripts/index_.asp?...
  • Why Web sites need Privacy Policies
    http://www.ipc.on.ca/scripts/index_.asp?...
  •  
    PC Magazine - Privacy
     
    Privacy Policy My A$$
     
    SANS Institute - Privacy Issues
     
    SecurityFocus.com
  • Basic Security Checklist for Home & Office Users
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1504
  • Securing Privacy, Part 1
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1568
  • Securing Privacy, Part 2
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1573
  • Securing Privacy, Part 3
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1579
  • Securing Privacy, Part 4
    http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1585
  •  
    Slashdot - Privacy Policies Heading Downhill
     
    Slate - Invisible Computing
     
    The Guardian - Big Brother
     
    The Unofficial @Guard FAQ
     
    Unofficial ShieldsUP! Forum FAQ Popular!
     
    Uzi Paz - Security Articles
     
    Web Profiling Is Getting Personal
     
    WIRED - Just How Trusty Is TRUSTe?
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