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02-20-2008, 09:18 AM
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Session IDs are secure. You just have to look at possible session ID downfalls in terms of security. Obviously for the session ID that determines whether or not they have access to their account, that has to be a long and complex session ID that is unlikely to be guessed. Whereas for a shopping cart, I wouldn't even say that has to be that long and complex -- after all, if I somehow guess your session ID, what will I get? Your shopping list, and nothing more. I won't even know who
are and so I can't be your wife checking up on how many other women you bought presents for!
My concern about session ID is, that I need to store it in a database for checking if the returning visitor has created a shopping cart before.
How can I link an session_id that is created before and excists in a custom cookie to a new session?
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