Saturday, September 19, 2015

Super Logout logs you out of (most of) the internet

Are you using a public/shared computer and want to double check you haven't left your account active on a popular service? Want a link that will annoy your internet-addicted friends? Well, you can have both with this Super Logout.

Let's start with the obvious do not click this link: Super Logout - at least, not until you know what you'll be getting into!

By simply clicking it, you'll be sent to a site that will automatically log you out of dozens of popular internet services, like Google, Amazon, Flickr, Steam, Tumblr, Gmail, etc. etc. (Don't ask me how, browsers should prevent a site from interfering with cookies from other sites.) And as with any took, it can be used for both the "good" as well as the "bad".

For instance, this will com in handy to ensure you haven't left your account open on one of the affected services, (though don't rely on it to do all the work for you, as some popular services, like Facebook, aren't affected). And the fact that it doesn't even ask you for confirmation allows you to add it to pin it to your favorites bar, and have it just a click away.

On the other hand... it won't be too hard to trick your friends and/or  frenemies and have them click on it (you can easily conceal the link under a less suspicious anchor text, or even a image), and have them stare at the screen trying to figure out what they're looking at... as they're logged out of practically everything, forcing them to login once again to each of those services.

Kind of reminds me of the old IRC/mIRC days, where you'd dupe newbies by telling them to press ALT+F4 to become a channel op.

Here's the list of services Super Logout will drop you out of:
  • AOL
  • Amazon
  • Blogger
  • Delicious
  • DeviantART
  • DreamHost
  • Dropbox
  • eBay
  • Gandi
  • GitHub
  • GMail
  • Google
  • Hulu
  • Instapaper
  • Linode
  • LiveJournal
  • MySpace
  • NetFlix
  • New York Times
  • Newegg
  • Photobucket
  • Skype
  • Slashdot
  • SoundCloud
  • Steam Community
  • Steam Store
  • ThinkGeek
  • Threadless
  • Tumblr
  • Vimeo
  • Wikipedia
  • Windows Live
  • Woot
  • Wordpress
  • Yahoo!
  • YouTube

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