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Where is autofill in stored?

When I changed the filename of the firefox cookies file I noticed that when I went to facebook I now did not instantly get on my account as I normaly do. I expected this to happen. However when I came ...
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How do I auto-accept all website cookie warnings?

Every time I go to any website in the UK it asks me if I accept cookies or not. Is there a way to disable this question and accept all cookies universally?
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How can I add a cookie to a mobile (kindle) browser?

I'm having problems logging in to a site on my kindle; the browser isn't too great. I want to log in on a computer, copy the cookie, and get that on to the kindle browser; I think it might work after ...
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Can cookies read information from different Firefox profiles?

I've been working now for a couple of years by splitting my web activity in different firefox profiles. I use one only for gmail, another one for general browsing and some others for spotify and ...
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Copy cookie from one IE10 browser to another IE10 browser

Is there a way to export a cookie from Internet Explorer 10 and import it into a different instance of IE10? (on a separate machine) I found the cookie file in the following folder, and copied its ...
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Edit cookies in Internet Explorer 10

Is there a way to modify a cookie in IE10? (windows 7) I've tried editing the cookie in the following folder but it had no effect: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\
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How does a website remember me after I've deleted cookies?

A news site I visit often has a limit on 10 views a month. I don't log in and I delete my full browser history and use Chrome incognito mode. The website still remembers my page view count. I'm ...
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Can not disable cookies for HTTPS pages

In Firefox v36 (Windows) I set the Privacy / History option to "Never Remember History", but they still seem to be used for HTTPS pages. For example the page ...
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How to alert if an unwanted Cookie was set on my own website?

My website needs 4 different cookies. From time to time an additional cookie appears (Update: for my domain!) that is not set through my PHP code. As I do not use external javascripts as long I'm ...
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What happens to a site that is NOT in trusted sites?

Anytime that I open a web app (uses javascript ESRI code) via window.showModalDialog I get the following error: Using window.open does not cause any issues. I have played around with privacy ...
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What is preventing Firefox from deleting active logins/cookies on exit?

Alright, so I want Firefox to delete all active logins/cache when I close it. My privacy settings are: Accept cookies from sites Accept third-party cookies: Always Keep until: I close Firefox ...
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Can Amazon or eBay track and identify your PC or router MAC address? [closed]

I read on many blogs about Amazon seller department being able to see seller's MAC address. Is that true? I mean I understand that they can track you with your public IP address or browser ...
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Proper use of “network.cookie.lifetime.days” in Firefox

Firefox doesn't have an option in its Privacy menu to select for how long to keep cookies, it's either all or nothing. A workaround is to set network.cookie.lifetimePolicy to 3 and then set the number ...
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Why is Chrome not Blocking Third-Party Cookies on YouTube Visit?

Here's my Chrome configuration. You can see it's configured to block third-party cookies and for the most part it does just that. There's one weird exception, however. When I visit the site ...
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Is there a way to block the Verizon tracking cookie using Privoxy?

I'm using Privoxy on a DD-WRT router to do ad blocking on my local network. Is there modification I can make to the Privoxy configuration to block the infamous Verizon tracking cookie?
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How long are cookies stored on Internet Explorer & how are they ordered?

my question is about cookies stored on Internet Explorer on a Samsung Galaxy 4. My specific question for you is: How long can cookies be stored on Website Settings? Are the cookies website listed ...
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Export/Import of cookies in Internet Explorer 11?

There is a lot of Q and A about this on earlier versions of Internet Explorer (ex: How do I transfer / copy cookies from one browser to another or same browser from one machine to another?) but there ...
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Can a website tell what device you're using? [duplicate]

If I were to visit a website on different occasions and from different IP addresses but from the same device, could a website potentially tell? If so, would deleting cookies prevent this?
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How can I save specific cookies in Chrome but automatically delete all others (including those from the same domain) upon browser close or open? [duplicate]

How can I save one or more specific cookies in Chrome but automatically delete all others (including those from the same domain) upon browser close or open? My original thought was to find a cookie ...
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Is there a way to read chrome's “safe browsing” files?

I was looking through my appdata and I noticed that in < AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data > there are files that start with "Safe Browsing" and ending in "Bloom, Bloom prefix set, cookies, ...
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Accounts can't log into a specific website, happening only on their IP, on multiple devices [closed]

Logging into one specific website does not work if tried from one specific IP. Multiple devices were tried. It says their username and password is incorrect even though it is not. Another account ...
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Google Chrome SQLite cookies contains keywords : drugs, illegal and pornography?

I was just testing some things with cookies in Chrome. I opened Local Storage and its content with SQLite browser. Then I found something weird... ...
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How does a website remember not to store cookies?

A popup on a website showed up, and asked me if I allowed the website to store preferences in cookies. By accident, I said "no". Refreshing/restarting does not bring the popup back. Is there a ...
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Wget - Problems recursively downloading with authentication

So I'm trying to download the entire domain of a private wiki page. I've saved the cookies in a cookies.txt file and using it with wget for authentication like so: wget --load-cookies=cookies.txt ...
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Downloading an authenticated large file with command line tools

I need to download a file sized around 1.6GB. I's like to get it download via a command line tool like axel, wget or curl However, how can I download a file which needs to be logged in to the site ...
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How to manually add a cookie in opera 12.17?

I have to test some functionality on a web page using Opera 12.17. Therefore I need to create a cookie with a specific value beforehand. How can I create a new cookie for a specific host in Opera? ...
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What is the origin of the word 'cookie'? [closed]

I was wondering, how did pieces of information saved by websites and stored in a web browser come to be known as cookies? Who came up with the name, and when? What is the logic behind the choice of ...
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Save cookies immediately in dwb

I use the dwb browser and I would like to share the cookies between the different windows. So, I set the file-sync-interval setting to 0, but if I open a new window, the cookies are not saved. I ...
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HTTP headers of Gmail

I just examined the headers of HTTP requests and responses regarding to Gmail. First, I submitted username and password and examined the headers. Then deleted an email from inbox and examined again. ...
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Firefox doesn't honor “Remember Me” choice on websites (persistent cookies)

I've noticed for a while that I have to manually log back in to websites frequently even when I check "remember me" to enable permanent or long-lasting cookies. I always thought it was an extension ...
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Keep facebook in a single chrome tab

If I log into facebook, even once the tab is closed, sites I visit know my real name (presumably through cookies). Is there a way to use Chrome to completely isolate a single tab for facebook, so that ...
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Completely Disable Firefox Cookies

I'm a web developer and I'm trying to test a web site with ALL cookies disabled using Firefox 24.6. From looking through the Tools...Options.....Privacy, I only see an option to "Tell sites that I do ...
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If I disable third-party cookies, is there any point installing anti-tracking extensions?

I have already disabled third-party cookies. Is there any further advantage to be gained by installing Ghostery, Adversity, DoNotTrackMe etc, or do extensions like these simply allow fine-tuning?
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Is it possible for one browser to read/write cookies of another one?

I'm not looking for a way to synchronize cookies between browsers, this has been answered here. I'd like to know, if Chrome could read/write Firefox's cookies, with or without me realizing. (Or any ...
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How can I find out which third-party sites a webservice (in this case: Spritzlet) is using?

I'm comparing the current incarnations of various "Spritz" applications, like the official Spritzlet, and the unofficial Squirt, OpenSpritz, Readline, etc. -- The official Spritzlet is a bookmarklet ...
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firefox plugin to show cookies for a site [closed]

In Firefox, I've been using Cookie Monster for years to block/delete site cookies and third party cookies, in order to (partially) protect my privacy. But this is getting harder as sites require more ...
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Zombie cookies are apparently stored in different locations, inside a computer, common to all Web Browsers installed on that specific computer, right?

Zombie cookies are apparently stored in different locations, inside a computer, common to all Web Browsers installed on that specific computer, right? Does the same process works when someone is ...
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Chrome cookie values are not stored

i wanted to browse my cookies, so i went into %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default and took the file Cookies. I opened it with Sqlite database browser, but the cookies have no ...
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What is the easiest way to remove all session cookies for a particular site in Chrome? [duplicate]

Chrome doesn't seem to clear session cookies when I close my browser. I don't particularly mind this, but sometimes (particularly when testing something), it's useful to be able to clear them out. Is ...
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Can imacros clear ALL history, cache and cookies?

Is there a way to clear all cache and cookies (equivalent of pressing ctrl+shift+del in firefox and selecting every checkbox) using imacros? I know about the CLEAR command but I have found that it ...
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how do I check for sql injection in cookie

I am using sqlmap to test my website for vulnerabilities. However rather than testing for vulnerable variables in URL, I would like to test if cookie values are subject to sql injection. Is there a ...
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How to use wget to download images from messages on facebook?

This look a bit harder than usual. I'm a new user wget and i was thinking that maybe it's possible to somehow login into facebook and download only images from a specific conversation. I mean, i'd ...
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How to copy a cookie in Windows 8.1 Metro IE from one domain to another

I want to copy all cookies from domain1.com to domain2.com for the Windows 8.1 Metro IE browser. How can I do that? Where are the files stored?
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Firefox/Chrome extension for setting multiple cookies at once from a string?

For developing reasons I sometimes need to setup a cookie from a string and test it in a browser. I usually use firebug or Cookie Manager+ on firefox, but I have to set each value one at a time, does ...
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Chromium - Selective Cookie blocking doesn't work

I have a fresh install of Chromium Browser on Windows 7. Chromium Version 36.0.1926.0 (261698). I got to Settings -> Privacy -> Clear Browsing Data .. & clear all cookies from from the beginning ...
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Disable ALL cookie warnings and hints

What might be an effective way to universally block or auto-accept common cookie warning banners before the web browser shows them to the user? Eg. does a userscript (Greasefire/Tampermonkey) exist ...
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This Google cookie is indestructable

I don't use any Google services directly and have Google's safebrowsing support disabled. Yet, this PREF cookie for °.google.com which appears to have a unique identifier is unremovable. It restores ...
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What is the fastest way to clear cache and cookies in Google Chrome?

The standard way (hamburger icon>Tools>Clear browsing data>Confirm) is slow, especially when you have to clear frequently during development. Currently, I hit F12 to bring up the Console, go to the ...
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Does copying all cookie *.txt files from XP to Win7 work?

I'm moving from Win Xp to Win 7. There are 4500 cookie files in my C:\Documents and settings*UserName*\Cookies directory on XP, dating from 2 days ago back to 2010 (when I last cleaned out older ...
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Is it possible to access browsing history without permission?

It's kind of weird that whenever I search for something on Web or any other online retail store, etc for something, I soon see the very same as an advertisement on Facebook (The right side base). If ...