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The following website for example: myopenid.com

What i do the erase all traces:

  1. Firefox -> Clear history -> All (cache,cookies,history,..)

  2. Deleting Flash cookies manually (AppData->Roaming->Macromedia->FlashPlayer)

  3. changing mac-address -> becomes changing IP address

NO PASSWORDS are saved in Firefox for these Websites.

I am clueless how those few websites can identify me even after doing all that.

Why they still identify me?? Is there something new?

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When you say "recognize data" what kind of data are you talking about? –  wizlog Feb 8 '12 at 1:53
    
username password –  Email Feb 8 '12 at 2:10
    
What browser are you using? –  wizlog Feb 8 '12 at 3:46

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There is a second location

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%APPDATA%\Roaming\Macromedia\Flash Player\macromedia.com\support\flashplayer\sys\

source

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Maybe they are fingerprinting your browser.

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i knew that, thats common knowledge. Thats why i wrote: AppData->Roaming->Macromedia->FlashPlayer. the reason is definetely not flash-cookie based since i stressed that out by disabling flash. Also i don't think that a company like myopenid would identify me by easy hackable javascript characteristics like screen,resolution etc. its my login we are talking about. thax though for your answer –  Email Feb 8 '12 at 17:42
    
Login information is always stored in a cookie or a browser, so something is lingering on your system.."common knowledge" you obviously don't answer many questions here or on forums, I assume nothing, besides you stated you were clueless. ;-> –  Moab Feb 9 '12 at 4:00

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