Expiring Aggressively Those HTTP Cookies

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Martin Thomson  , Chris Peterson 
Last updated 2016-11-27 (latest revision 2016-05-26)
Replaced by draft-ietf-httpbis-rfc6265bis
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at


HTTP Cookies that are sent over connections without confidentiality and integrity protection are vulnerable to theft. Such cookies should be expired aggressively.


Martin Thomson (martin.thomson@gmail.com)
Chris Peterson (cpeterson@mozilla.com)

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