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Offline Yezinki

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Cookienator?
« on: November 18, 2010, 02:25:46 PM »
The moment I startup using XP & log on to Windows live, Yahoo IM, & open a couple pages of IE8 /google, it displays at least 15 potentially evil cookies with life ranging from a few months to years.

Are they necessary/essential or can they be blocked some way, coz Cookienator is only on demand or boot time?

Could making G Chrome as default in place of IE help?

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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2010, 02:41:54 PM »
Cookies are not evil but necessary to keep Log in information.

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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2010, 02:46:00 PM »
Will you really worry about cookies?
CCleaner could do the job from time to time...
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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2010, 02:53:06 PM »
Will you really worry about cookies?
CCleaner could do the job from time to time...
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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2010, 02:53:18 PM »
but be careful some cookies are still holds your username and password which easy to steal. if you check always log-in it store to cookies and it become a tracking cookie :D
passwords stealer use your cookies to steal your account. and it is possible now in win7 because c:/document and setting is not accessible so tracking cookies intact and easy to steal your username and password ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2010, 03:04:36 PM »
but be careful some cookies are still holds your username and password which easy to steal. if you check always log-in it store to cookies and it become a tracking cookie :D
passwords stealer use your cookies to steal your account. and it is possible now in win7 because c:/document and setting is not accessible so tracking cookies intact and easy to steal your username and password ;D ;D ;D

So you mean to say always log in shouldnt be checked & user name/password typed each time any where on the web?

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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2010, 03:10:27 PM »
I think bong2x is paranoid. ;) 
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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2010, 03:28:02 PM »
but be careful some cookies are still holds your username and password which easy to steal. if you check always log-in it store to cookies and it become a tracking cookie :D
passwords stealer use your cookies to steal your account. and it is possible now in win7 because c:/document and setting is not accessible so tracking cookies intact and easy to steal your username and password ;D ;D ;D

So you mean to say always log in shouldnt be checked & user name/password typed each time any where on the web?

Thanks.
sort of but that only 55% possibility that your cookies did not stored your username and password. look try to read one of the cookies sometimes  ;)
edit if you have a code translator ;)

I think bong2x is paranoid. ;) 

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if paranoid refer to the group of people who always watch. arm with the question "Why they do this" "for what"
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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2010, 04:10:40 PM »
I think bong2x has had to many bong's, Im buggered if i can understand him  ;D

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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2010, 04:29:58 PM »
I think bong2x has had to many bong's, Im buggered if i can understand him  ;D
I think so as well.  ;)
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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2010, 05:18:29 PM »
Personally i have my browser set so that it cleans them out when the browser closes...

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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2010, 05:36:54 PM »
Personally i have my browser set so that it cleans them out when the browser closes...
Me to but windows does a pretty crap job of deleting them, ccleaner get's rid of the stubborn one's for me.

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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2010, 09:14:44 PM »
Personally i have my browser set so that it cleans them out when the browser closes...
Me to but windows does a pretty crap job of deleting them, ccleaner get's rid of the stubborn one's for me.

What's windows got to do with it ?

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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2010, 01:11:53 AM »
I use ccleaner to clean all of this :)
also in firefox I regularly clean it.

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Re: Cookienator?
« Reply #14 on: November 20, 2010, 10:15:57 AM »
Personally i have my browser set so that it cleans them out when the browser closes...
Me to but windows does a pretty crap job of deleting them, ccleaner get's rid of the stubborn one's for me.

What's windows got to do with it ?
Not sure what browser you use but im using windows internet explorer 9, thats what windows has got to do with it.