Cookies are necessary to the modern Internet but can damage your privacy. As an essential component of online browsing, HTTP cookies facilitate more personalized, convenient website visits. Browser cookies are used to remember your website logins, shopping carts, and other information. However, they can also be a source of private information for criminals to surveil.… Continue reading What are Browser Cookies? Browser Cookies Definition
Cookie tracking is a kind of network activity on the server side that is considered potentially dangerous. Trackid=sp-006 is an example of a malicious cookie tracker that spoofs the search results and may redirect you to different pages that may be malicious as well. Let’s check out how that works and how you can stop… Continue reading Trackid=sp-006 — What is this thing?
IS experts discovered two new malware for Android (recognized as the most vulnerable OS over the past year), called Cookiethief and Youzicheng. They are can steal cookies stored in browsers on smartphones and in applications of popular social networks, in particular Facebook. How can cookie theft be dangerous? Web services with their help “store” on… Continue reading Two new malware can steal cookies from Android apps