Is it necessary to delete my cookie cache before logging on to my bank account?

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by imperium, Oct 13, 2008.

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  1. imperium

    imperium Registered Member

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    Hi, I usually delete my cookies before I log on to my bank account but recently forgot to do so. After I logged on I noticed that I had some tracking cookies on my PC. Can these steal my passwords? Can someone define the type of "data" these bad cookies are supposed to transmit? Thankyou.
     
  2. JRViejo

    JRViejo Super Moderator

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    imperium, perhaps you want to review this 6 part article: How Internet Cookies Work.
     
  3. imperium

    imperium Registered Member

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    I'm safe then. Thanks JRViejo.:thumb:
     
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