Articles tagged: cookies

Supercookies and Evercookies and No Cookies at All: Resistance Is Futile

So-called “supercookies” and “evercookies” track the websites you visit even if you regularly disable or flush normal cookies.

These are not browser cookies

What are Browser Cookies and How Are They Used?

Browser cookies are a simple and powerful way websites can leave information on your computer to use when you return.

Cache Cookies

How do I view cookies in IE 11?

View cookies in IE using the normal easy-to-remember way, or the quick way.

Cookie Watches You!

What Are Tracking Cookies, and Should They Concern Me?

Cookies are placed on your machine by websites — often more websites than you realize. We’ll review cookies and how third parties can use them.

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How Safe Is it to Let My Browser Save My Passwords?

Letting your web browser save your passwords for you seems like a helpful convenience, particularly when common advice is to use different passwords everywhere. That convenience does come with risks.

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Do privacy apps really keep me private?

Privacy on the internet means different things to different people. I discuss three different privacy applications out there, explain what exactly each does, and offer some of my own thoughts.

Email Envelope

How Did a Website Discover My Email Address?

It’s probably a coincidence, but there are a few scenarios where data could be shared with other websites. Let’s look at how that can happen.

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How Can I View Two Different Email Accounts at Once in a Browser?

From multiple browsers to native support, there are a few ways to have multiple browser-based email accounts open at once. I’ll review the most common.

Does cleaning cookies force me to re-verify my bank login?

It’s a pretty quick process to identify all the internet domains that need
to be listed in CCleaner as exceptions – so that you can easily login to your
favorite sites.

Cookies! (The other kind.)

How Do I Delete Cookies? And Just What Are Cookies, Anyway?

Deleting cookies is an easy task. Whether it’s absolutely necessary or not is another matter.