Computer Cookies: Are They Good or Bad?

Explaining "Cookies" (the non caloric ones that reside in your computer!) You can't talk about all those nasty 'things' that can 'attack' your computer while you are surfing the Internet, like viruses or spyware, without talking about 'Cookies'. But what are they and are they really bad for my computer? Ok, first let's define the term,...
Dec 18, 2014 |

Cookies and Why Web Browsers Delete Cookies

A cookie is a piece of identifying data, typically created by a web server. A website sends a cookie to a visitor's browser and stores it on a visitor's computer either temporarily (for that visit session only) or permanently on the hard disk (or until the visitor deletes them). Temporarily stored cookies are called session cookies and those...
Dec 18, 2014 |

Anonymous Proxy Can Protect Your Internet Privacy From the Threats of Internet Cookies and Web Bugs

Internet cookies are encrypted code in the form of small text files that get placed into the memory of the internet browsers while visiting an offending website. They carry the tag of the visiting site as well. The name came from the "magic cookie" concept in UNIX computing. Web bugs are a variation of spyware used by spammers. Also known as web...
Dec 18, 2014 |

Browser Cookies

While surfing the web, it's likely at some point in time you've read or heard about browser cookies. Some websites will include a notice about the usage of browser cookies in their privacy policy or terms of service statements. Sometimes you'll see a note that browser cookies are required to log into services such as an email or bank account.
Dec 18, 2014 |

Basics of Session and Cookies to Learn Web Development

We know that Webpages are getting displayed using stateless Protocol. So there should be someway for keeping the session of the user navigating the webpages within a website. Session variables and Cookie variables can be used for this purpose.
Dec 18, 2014 |

Electronic Privacy Information Center - Cookies

Comprehensive discussion on cookies including a statement on the opposition to DoubleClick class action settlement.
Apr 19, 2016 |

Cookies for HTTP

Features information on background on cookies, technical aspects, articles and utilities.
Apr 19, 2016 |

HTTP Cookies

Features subject overview, syntax and samples.
Apr 19, 2016 |

How Stuff Works

Offers inside information on internet cookies, privacy policy, tutorials and helpful resources.
Apr 19, 2016 |

Cookie Central

Features information on comprehensive resource on Internet cookies, including what they are and how to block or stop them.
Apr 19, 2016 |

Cookies in the News

Features information on an internet resource about deleting cookie, with more resources and information about it.
Apr 19, 2016 |

Internet JunkBuster Proxy

Filters unwanted banner ads, cookies, sites you deem offensive, and protects your privacy.
Apr 19, 2016 |

The JavaScript Source

Offers a large number of free, "cut and paste" scripts, including image effects, cookies, games, forms and navigation.
Apr 19, 2016 |

Kookaburra Software

Anti-cookie software with built-in support for Internet Explorer 6 and Windows XP. Free downloads offered.
Apr 19, 2016 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More