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Recently, my friend show me that although she is using her own username and password, once a while, she will get accidentally sign in into a stranger account.

How can it be possible someone else cookie being transmitted to your computer?

I search some article : http://www.businessinsider.com/weird-att-glitch-allowed-users-to-access-other-peoples-facebook-account-2010-1

Some blame this issue to network service provider by using routing problem term.

Is it true?

If this really happen, isn't that the security will out of our developer control, by heavily depend on the network service provider?

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Some blame this issue to network service provider by using routing problem term.

Is it true?

Yes, this is possible. A few years ago, an ISP in Australia was mixing up cookies for their subscribers. I don't recall if it was ever resolved, but the same type of thing could happen if the routers were incorrectly programmed.

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