#Cookies: Pr@ctic3 SAf3 Snackz

The Web Has A Way Of Keeping Track Of You

A Deeper Look At Cookies

/Users/vince/Library/Application\ Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Cookies
C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
UserID      A9A4BECE1563883D      cookiemonster.com

Threats And Risks

Websites can track your activity using cookies.

Malicious Cookies

The two type of cookies, first party (set by the website) and third party (set by an external website).

The Cookie Law

Websites that collect visitor’s information must disclose this. This is usually indicated at the bottom of a web page with a Terms of Service and Privacy Policy (Source Los Angeles Times)

Synopsis

Thank you for reading, more cybersecurity treats coming up

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Vincent Tabora

Editor HD-PRO, DevOps Trusterras (Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Software Development, Engineering, Photography, Technology)