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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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Blocking cross-domain requests to Google form other sites

Is there some kind of Firefox addon which allows blocking cross-domain requests to a website? I want to universally block all requests to *.google.* from any other website unless I explicitly visit ...
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disable ALL cookie warnings

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 ...
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How to change default directory of flash cookies?

Local shared objects, sometimes referred to as "Flash cookies," are data files that can be created on your computer by the sites you visit Flash cookies are stored in a special directory depending on ...
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firefox removes cookies automatically

I use some proxy software. When I login to some sites, if I change proxy settings, firefox removes my cookies and I must login again. It occurs on every site. Also when I close firefox and open it ...
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how to block a specific cookie from a specific site [duplicate]

Relevant question, but does not answer my question: Firefox: how to block cookies by name, not by site? - This is too specific about Google Analytics I have started getting quite active on ...
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Should Chrome be deleting cookies when using an application shortcut?

We've noticed what looks like strange behavior when using Chrome's application shortcut (Tools | Create application shortcuts). If you're visiting a site using the shortcut, and that site has cookies ...
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Chome Incognito session cookie location?

What is the location of Chromes Incognito cookies while Incognito is active? We know the location for regular cookies in Chrome for Windows 7 is at: c:\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\user ...
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Is it possible to block one cookie on a domain

Is it possible to block one cookie on a domain, without blocking all cookies on that domain? (I want to block the tracking cookies, without blocking the cookies that are required for functionality.) ...
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Remotely disable saved cookies/logins on gmail?

I just left my job (yay! freedom! money is for suckers) and realized I forgot to clear cookies on my PC. I can call an (ex) coworker and have them do it maybe, but I'd feel safter if it could be ...
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Which cookie is the Google's Two-Factor Authentication related cookie?

Every time I start up my browser (palemoon [i.e., firefox]) I have to use the two-factor auth to log in. I figure this is due to the fact that I have the browser clear cookies on exit, which I want, ...
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How to store cookies from some sites but clear others when firefox closed?

Using Firefox on Windows 7. I have my cookie settings set up like this: I want to clear all my cookies when I close the browser except for some domains in a list. Is that possible? I thought it ...
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Why does chrome never delete google.com localstorage?

I have selected the "Keep local data only until I quit my browser" option in Chrome settings under Content Settings -> Cookies. When I exit Chrome, I can see that every website file in my Local ...
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Chrome's “Clear Browsing Data” does not clear cookies for open incognito tabs?

Here's something I don't understand about Chrome, about cookies, or about the relevant standards. I open a fresh Chrome (31.0.1650.63 m on Windows 7), no previously kept tabs ("Continue where I left ...
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Firefox OR Chrome separate cookies for different domains

As you might have noticed that when you log in to your Google Account on any one of its websites, you are automatically logged in everywhere. Let's say you log into your Gmail account (gmail.com) to ...
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Linux Ubuntu, How to clean cookies from web browsers

How do I empty the trash though the terminal, and how do I get rid of cookies that have accumulated in the web browsers under linux?
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Infinite Browser Redirect

If I use Firefox or Chrome to browse to http://www.networksolutions.com/ it appears to cause an infinite redirect. The page source looks like: ...
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Why Cookies must be Allowed for “Not Script” Extension to work in Chrome?

I've been using "Not Scripts" v0.9.6 extension in Chromium browswer (currently v30.0.1599.101) from the last one month and found the extension extremely useful. However, after reading some tracking ...
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How to remove third-party cookies in Firefox pages?

When browsing a webpage in Firefox, one can right-click on the page and click Show Page Info, and from there he can see and erase all the cookies for the site in question. However, the site in ...
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Firefox cookies won't die

I've tried all the firefox cookie removing methods listed, and when I close and reopen firefox, the cookies are still there. I even renamed, and later deleted, cookies.sqlite. But, as soon as I ...
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Firefox Lightbeam completely blank

Using the Lightbeam addon with Firefox 24.0 under Windows XP and Windows 7, the Lightbeam tab is always completely blank. It indicates in a top bar that I have visited x sites and y third party sites ...
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How do I use FireFox cookies with wget?

wget --load-cookies will load cookies as a "textual file in the format originally used by Netscape's cookies.txt file". However, firefox keeps its cookies in an sqlite database. Is there a way to ...
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What is the expected behaviour of “never accept third party cookies” in firefox?

I use Firefox 24.0 on Lubuntu 12.04. I have set "accept third party cookies - never" in preferences. But when I open Lightbeam, I see many third party cookies. So could someone explain what more I ...
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How does the IE 10 WebCacheV01.dat database interact with cookie files?

I have a solution that archives cookies off for users before their user profile is removed. The cookies are then restored the next time the user logs in. I've found that both the WebCacheV01.dat and ...
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Firefox turns on cookie blocking by itself

I have weird problem: Often, when I go to joindiaspora.com, Firefox turns on blocking of cookies for that domain. It's only when I go to the front page. I've created a video of what happens: ...
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Can Firefox be used with multiple Private Browsing sessions?

I have a need to use Firefox with multiple independent sessions, due to some websites with problematic path-dependent navigation. Firefox's "Private Browsing" option seems to allow multiple windows ...
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Does disabling third-party cookies really do anything helpful?

I've been reading a lot about the "evils" of third-party cookies a lot recently. I disabled them and haven't noticed many changes. I have an adblocker, and google is told to not use my information ...
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How to open multiple browsers without sharing cookies to each other? [duplicate]

I want to ask how can I open a browser (doesn't matter which to be honest, as long as it has the main features of each browser) multiple times without sharing the cookies and other stuff between each ...
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Does Google Chrome have some primary key in its cookies database?

I am writing some scanner for Google Chrome cookies, as stored in a SQLite database. It also has an option to delete cookies, however I didn't find any ID field. The most similar is creation_utc, I ...
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SQLite Database Browser fails to open Firefox cookie database

I downloaded SQLite Database Browser to preview cookies of Google Chrome and Firefox. I could successfully preview Chrome's cookies, however cannot manage to preview Firefox cookies. I'm trying open ...
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Accidentally deleted ALL Chrome cookies while trying to view some

I was trying to view the cookies in Chrome and perhaps delete them for a specific site. I tried to click the search box to enter some text to view just the cookies for the specific site, but ...
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Store cookie for specific sites in Firefox

I want to store cookie for some specific site like only www.facebook.com for all other sites I dont want to store the cookies. How to do so ? Managing the cookies manually is not an option as I visit ...