Pay What You Want At Many Online Stores

from the not-good dept

A fairly large percentage of online stores have a huge glitch that let you change the prices on products so you can pay what you want. The article even explains how to do it – basically, the shopping cart server lets anyone upload to the server, so you edit the html and publish it live to that server. Actually, I would think that it would work just as well by saving it to your own hard drive, and then clicking on “continue” and it would pass just the data to the server, instead of publishing the whole page (or maybe the ZD report is wrong in the way it describes the hole). I’m amazed that such a simple opening would be available to people. It’s certainly not hard to block something like that from happening.

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