Twitter reveals that Firefox cached private files even after a user has logged out

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by mood, Apr 3, 2020.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Twitter reveals that Firefox cached private files even after a user has logged out
    April 3, 2020
    https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter...rivate-files-even-after-a-user-has-logged-out
    Twitter: Twitter Data Cache on Mozilla Firefox
     
  2. summerheat

    summerheat Registered Member

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    No, this is not a Firefox bug. Twitter themselves conceded:
    In other words, they didn't sufficiently test their code with Firefox.
     
  3. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

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    Huh. Doesn't everyone who cares configure Firefox to delete all that stuff when it closes?
     
  4. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Twitter warns users – Firefox might retain private messages
    April 7, 2020
    https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/20...rs-firefox-might-hold-on-to-private-messages/
    Mozilla: Twitter Direct Message Caching and Firefox
     
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