Web Security, Privacy & Commerce

Errata for Web Security, Privacy & Commerce

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 18
Footnote

"...may be shared by dozes of users..." should read: "...may be shared by dozens of users..."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 74
footnote

``it is extraordinarily unlikely that any two files created by the human race that contain different contents will ever have the same MD5 codes." Not true. Please refer to http://www.cits.rub.de/MD5Collisions/ See also http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2005/06/more_md5_collis.html http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2005/03/more_hash_funct.html

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 219
Below Table 8-2 on page 219

Cookies were originally envisioned as a place on the client where web servers could store user preferences and personal information. This way, no personal information would need to be stored on the client. The last sentence NOW READS: This way, no personal information would need to be stored on the server.

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2005
Printed
Page 270
First paragraph, second to last sentence,

"Or you might simply want to hide your tracks for other, personal reason." NOW READS: "Or you might simply want to hide your tracks for other, personal reasons." p296 the paragraph that begins "The best equipment tags...," "Secure Tracking..." NOW READS: "STOP Security Tracking of Office Property."

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2005
Printed
Page 370
Earthquake

temblor NOW READS: tremor

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2005
Printed
Page 443
Point number three under Genereal Principles, second to last sentence.

"A large number of security-related programs are simply bugs that have exploitable consequences." NOW READS: "A large number of security-related problems are simply bugs that have exploitable consequences."

Anonymous    Jan 01, 2005