Google seeks to prevent browser cookie theft

by nativetechdoctor
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Google is continuously striving to improve cybersecurity for its users. In its latest effort, the tech giant has announced a new initiative to end browser cookie theft, a prevalent and dangerous security vulnerability. According to Google’s Chromium blog, the company is working on an advanced security model called Device Bound Session Credentials (DBSC) to enhance cybersecurity.

The DBSC model works by linking the user’s login session to the actual device rather than the web browser. Therefore, even if cookies get stolen, attackers cannot use them to gain unauthorized access to user accounts. This model is expected to provide excellent effectiveness in fighting cookie-stealing malware, which poses a severe threat to network security. Google claims that this solution can significantly reduce the success rate of cookie-stealing malware.

Moreover, DBSC also strengthens the effectiveness of antivirus solutions and endpoint protection tools, thus better-protecting users against cyber attacks. Google has received interest and support from numerous server service providers, authentication service providers, and browsers for the DBSC project. The company is working closely with stakeholders to perfect the solution and make DBSC an open web standard, ensuring compatibility and efficiency for various websites.

While eliminating the risk of cookie theft is a major challenge, DBSC is a significant step forward in protecting users from increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity threats.

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