0
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1answer
21 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
42 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
200 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
156 views

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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3answers
2k views

Can my university trace my Internet usage from a private computer? [closed]

I have a laptop that I purchased from my uni, it's a MacBook. I was just wondering with all the cookies, cache and jazz they can have access to, whether they would have the ability to trace the ...
2
votes
1answer
106 views

How do I disable off-domain cookies in Firefox?

In this answer on meta.SO, it mentioned: Hopefully you already have off-domain cookies turned off, but if not then do that. Unless I'm mistaken, the concept of an off-domain cookie is this: when ...
3
votes
2answers
174 views

Where can you see the data that's been recorded by a tracking cookie?

I've always read that cookies can, and do, store sensitive information such as OTHER websites that you've visited outside the one to which the cookie belongs. I've started to read up about it and can ...
3
votes
1answer
279 views

Are there ways of preventing flash cookies from being cross-browser accessible?

I hope this is right place to ask. I'd wish that each browser in my computer (running in the same OS) had its own flash cookies ('Local Shared Objects') and were unable access each other's. Could it ...
2
votes
6answers
3k views

View Cookies in Mozilla Firefox

If you use Mozilla Firefox in the "never remember history" setting, how can one see which cookies are currently saved (and possibly delete specific ones)? The answer I've heard is to look in ...
5
votes
3answers
979 views

How to remove tracking cookies

I am looking for a tool that will be able to (ideally) proactively block tracking cookies in a browser as I don't really like to see the relevant ad from the sites I visited on other web sites. After ...
0
votes
1answer
242 views

Protect from undeletable cookies via cache

Recently, there were discussion about many sites which are tracking the user via browser ETags/cache poisoning. Is there a way that the casual user can protect himself from such attacks?
3
votes
2answers
583 views

Clear cookies with whitelisting some?

Firefox (4) allows me to Accept cookies from sites (with Exceptions to Allow or Deny for some). However, as far as I can see, it ain't possible to use the option Keep until: I close Firefox and still ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Why does Safari retain login information after clearing cookies and history, even after full reset?

Safari appears to retain login information, site preferences, or cookies even after clearing history, cache, cookies, etc. I even tried Reset Safari..., which I understand should restore Safari to ...
1
vote
6answers
4k views

Stay logged into GMail without getting tracked by Google

I use GMail and I like to stay logged in, so I can come back and check it once in a while. What I don't like, however, is that Google can track any web searches I do against my Google user ID. They ...
3
votes
4answers
979 views

How do I securely delete cookies and saved passwords?

Is there a way, from inside Firefox or Safari, to delete cookies and saved passwords in such a way that the data is unrecoverable (similar to Secure Empty Trash)? Or do they already do this out of ...