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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 3:58 pm

data in Clipboard...

Not sure how valid this really is, but on first looks it seems to be fair dinkum... Watch what you cut and paste.......after you are on the link, copy something and then just hit the refresh button in your browser. :o
We do copy various data by ‘ctrl+c’ for pasting elsewhere. This copied data is stored in clipboard and is accessible from the net by a combination of JavaScript’s and ASP.
Just try this:
1) Copy any text by ‘ctrl+c’
2) Click the Link: http://www.friendlycanadian.com/applica ... pboard.htm
3) You will see the text you copied on the Screen which was accessed by this web page.
Do not keep sensitive data (like Passwords, Credit card 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.


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Postby banana » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 4:14 pm

Didn't work.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 4:26 pm

works every time for me. Just copy the text of my message then click the link and check out the text highlighted in yellow.

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Postby banana » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 4:35 pm

Nup. Nuthin.

What browser are you using?
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 4:37 pm

using IE at the moment. can't try it on firefox till I get home this evening.

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Postby banana » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 4:48 pm

There's your problem.

Or rather mine. If you could call it that.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 6:00 pm

That's also why I use Firefox at home! :cool:

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 6:07 pm

i tried, it worked. darn. so now how do i find my clipboard so i can erase everything on it? and how do you copy or cut in future and the clear the clipboard immediately? :x

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 8:35 pm

Follow the instructions and you should be okay (this is for Win XP, don't know about the others but you can try it):

1. Right-click on your Desktop and select: NEW > SHORTCUT
2. In the Create Shortcut window, type in: CLIPBRD.EXE , and click "Next"
3. In the next window, type in: ClipBoard Viewer , and click "Finish"
4. A ClipBoard Viewer shortcut icon will appear on your Desktop.

When you double click the shortcut Clipboard viewer will open and you can then delete whatever is there before surfing if you have been doing any online banking or copy & pasting passwords, etc., etc.

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:05 pm

thanks, SMS. you're the best! :kiss:

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Postby banana » Fri, 26 Aug 2005 1:14 am

Here's an even easier solution:

Download Firefox

you'll love the tabs :cool:
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Postby Wind In My Hair » Fri, 26 Aug 2005 8:52 am

banana wrote:Here's an even easier solution:

[url=http://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-1.0.6&os=win&lang=en-US"]Download Firefox[/url]

you'll love the tabs :cool:

thanks banana!

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Postby be secure » Fri, 26 Aug 2005 7:46 pm

I should be wary of such sites, if I were you. I'll be Googling to find out more before clicking on anything on that site. The reason I haven't done it yet is that I feel it's more important to post my caution on this Forum without any delay. Even if I turn out to be wrong, there's really no harm done.

For those who might have already clicked, maybe do a spyware check and tell us your result?

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Postby banana » Sat, 27 Aug 2005 12:02 am

Ooops. Hyperlink boo boo fixed.


be secure wrote:I should be wary of such sites, if I were you. I'll be Googling to find out more before clicking on anything on that site. The reason I haven't done it yet is that I feel it's more important to post my caution on this Forum without any delay. Even if I turn out to be wrong, there's really no harm done.

For those who might have already clicked, maybe do a spyware check and tell us your result?


Dude, the mozilla download is probably safer than whichever source you got your spyware from.
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Postby be secure » Sun, 28 Aug 2005 7:46 pm

be secure wrote:I should be wary of such sites, if I were you. I'll be Googling to find out more before clicking on anything on that site. The reason I haven't done it yet is that I feel it's more important to post my caution on this Forum without any delay. Even if I turn out to be wrong, there's really no harm done.

For those who might have already clicked, maybe do a spyware check and tell us your result?


Okay, I'm back. Googling did not turn up anything suspicious about that site. There's no report that it's malicious.


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