Questions tagged [cookies]

Small files sent by sites, used by web browsers, to keep your session or preferences for next time.

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Do sites know my name when I'm signed in to Google? [migrated]

When I visit a site like https://medium.com/, I see a popup asking me if I want to "sign in to medium.com with Google", along with my Google account's name and profile picture. How does this work? ...
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Chrome cookies only partly cleared when set to clear upon exit

I must have seen the same question in this same forum but I can't find an answer. Chrome simply does not clear all cookies upon exiting, when set to do so. The only way to clear it, is by manually ...
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bing / outlook sharing single sign on

If I go to outlook.office365.com and sign in to my e-mail in Edge (new "chromium" version), then open bing.com in a new tab, bing shows my username from the e-mail account. But if I look at the ...
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Firefox: set all cookies session-only, except specific ones?

I'd like to have all cookies as session-only, except ones that I whitelist, so that sites working with cookies only won't break but their cookies are still not retained, but on the other hand, cookies ...
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How do i recover a cookie in chrome?

I am unable to login to a certain website due to me having lost the 2 factor authentication number. A cookie on the computer had disabled the need for the 2FA but that cookie is not working anymore. I ...
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how to stop sites setting service-workers, without blocking cookies, in google chrome

I want to be able to block service-workers from being allowed by default, on google chrome. But I want to allow cookies by default. I dont see a way of blocking service-workers without blocking all ...
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My chrome lost its passwords and stopped logging me into my favourite sites when it has them

Chrome used to remember that I am logged in to my web Outlook, my Facebook etc and open them logged in. A library visit gone wrong seems to have removed my passwords but even now that I have added ...
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How to fix AWS page 400 Bad Request with Google Chrome

This has happened on and off for a while, but today I can't get much done at all on the AWS web. When I load certain pages, I get: 400 Bad Request Request Header Or Cookie Too Large --------- Server ...
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Why can't I log in a website that I have saved cookie data from?

I came across this Extension called EditThisCookie that can import and export cookies. So I did an experiment… I first exported the cookies from Facebook while logged in, and then I logged out. Then ...
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How to manage authorized/banned cookies at a website granularity in Chrome

Here is what I'd like to achieve in Chrome browser: For a given website being creepy with 3rd party cookies, say borderlands.com for the sake of the example, I'd like to authorize specifically ...
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Cookie session Firefox

WGET need some cookies (because he like those, but not only), because some files are only accessible while authenticated. But i find nowhere how to get these cookies (and i can't autenticate from WGET ...
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Clean existing cookies?

If you look for "clean tracking cookies" on google, you find exclusively instructions how to nuke ALL cookies and/or how to install tracking protection extensions. Now perhaps this is intentional ...
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How can I identify what cookies a site needs using Firefox?

I want to whitelist a site that uses cookies in a complex way. Unfortunately I can't figure out what domain names to whitelist. When I try to go the site in Firefox, I get this error: The web site ...
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Cookies location of Vivaldi

I was trying to view my cookies but I can't really find them? Sure, you can see them inside the browser but you can't really do anything with them that way aside from viewing them. Does anyone know ...
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Deleting all third-party cookies and HTML5 site data using commandline/cygwin on windows 7

is it possible to delete all cookies third-party cookies flash cookies HTML5/site data like sqlite DB, .. did I miss anything? using cygwin/cmd/powershell? Prefer cygwin/bash. For some reason, ...
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load sharing router RV042 Cisco routing to webmail with cookie IP validation

i have a RV042 10/100 4-Port VPN Router load sharing router in a small office setup . This is being fed by two ISPs which is fine . The issue I am facing is that our office staff uses webmail to ...
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Are Cookie IDs recycled?

Once a cookie ID is deactivated/deleted by a browser, can the cookie ID be recycled? For example, if User A is tagged with CookieID A which expires in say 30 days, can a User B be assigned the same ...
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How to determine fast which domain/request a cookie belongs to?

I am using DevTools to look at my cookies under Application->Storage->Cookies. I see a list of cookies there, some with names that belong to Google and Facebook. Is there a way to see for this ...
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Is it possible to import Firefox cookies into Chrome?

I have exported my cookies in Firefox to a TXT file and also to a JSON file. Is it possible to import either file into Chrome? I have tried a number of extensions from the Chrome Web Store but none ...
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How do I see request cookies in Chrome?

In Firefox and Safari, you can see the cookies being passed in the request in the network tab. For example, if you visit walmart.com and inspect the GET facebook.com/tr/xxxx requests, you can see that ...
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Chrome: How to clear programatically all cookies for one site, including 3rd-party tracking cookies?

Is there a programmatic way to clear all the cookies for a single site in chrome, including 3rd-party cookies that were put there by that site? I know I can do this manually by clicking the padlock ...
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How to add exceptions to FF 57+ cookies blacklist?

For long time I've been using Firefox's "blacklist all cookies and whitelist only what I need". This feature seems to disappear in recent Firefox (57+). They allow either "block all third-party ...
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How do I copy and paste all cookies related to a website?

I am learning some basic concepts about XSS and now I want to see what's gonna happen if I copy all cookies related to one site and paste it in a clean browser tab (e.g. open a incognito tab or open ...
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Firefox: limit cookie lifetime

For the sake of security: how can I limit the lifetime of every new cookie being created in the browser? For example, limit it to 2 hours even if the site tells browser to create cookie which expire ...
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How to capture multiple HTTP headers with the same name (ex.: set-cookie) in HAProxy?

I want to capture and log all the Set-Cookie headers in HTTP responses. The problem is that I only get the last Set-Cookie in my log lines. I am using haproxy 1.7 in docker (FROM haproxy:1.7). My ...
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is there any way around HttpOnly cookies?

is there any way around HttpOnly cookies ? curl the headers from network tab The response cookies from network tab i have tried sending no SessionID_R3 in the header but didn't work and tried to ...
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how i can manually login to HG router using curl?

the problem that i tried the curl command from chrome network tab and it didn't work ! so i looked in the page html and found that it does this 1- Encrypt the password to sha256 2- then base64 ...
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How do I delete Stackoverflow Cookies and certificates in Google Chrome?

How do I delete Stackoverflow Cookies and certificates in Google Chrome? I am open to using command prompt, or some script to expire all cookies in commandline. Want to only delete specific ...
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Microsoft Edge: unable to save cookies

So, recently I moved to a new PC. Very soon I discovered very unpleasant thing: my default browser, MS Edge, can't remember any cookie on any website. You log in to, let say, GMail, do all the staff ...
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Keeping cookie data separate

If I want to keep Google from knowing what I do on Amazon and Facebook, will making copies of my browser software in separate folders and renaming the executable for each site work? In brief, will the ...
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How to figure out which cookies give what information where? [closed]

I have tried viewing cookies in my Chrome settings, but I don't see any human-readable data about my browsing. Most of what I have read stops at telling me how to view and delete cookies without ...
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Gmail always resend 2FAA text message when I use strict content blocking on firefox

I have added https://mail.google.com to the white list in the privacy settings, but it doesn't help it. Isn't there a way to limit google cookies and also not having to receive a 2FAA text message ...
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Cookies bulk edition

is there a way in Firefox and Chrome to automatically bulk edit the content of cookies in order to keep only the information that lets you logged in and delete the rest ?
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Why does Chrome's “EditThisCookie” extension, seem to list some cookies as 'session' with an expiry date?

An answer here View / See / Read cookies in Google Chrome suggested this extension. (I have since found it's not a good extension and very problematic, as i've commented there, but anyhow) Why does ...
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Where are cookies and local storage stored for Chrome?

I read that: cookies are small files which are located on a user’s computer and localStorage is a way to store data on the client’s computer But where are these actually stored? How can I ...
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Chrome 73.0.3683.86 resets my cookies every day (on reboot)

Cookies for every site I opened on Chrome at my home PC are no longer there when I turn on the PC the next day.  However, other devices are not affected. Oddly, if I restart the PC on the same day, ...
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How can I configure firefox to not clear gmail cookies while using strict content blocking?

Since the recent content blocking feature, which appeared some months ago (there already was another content blocking feature, but it was different), gmail is not saving cookies anymore with 2 factor ...
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What is the fastest way to toggle third-party cookies on/off in Firefox?

In Firefox, what is the fastest way to toggle allowing all third-party cookies vs allowing none of them? Currently, in Firefox v65.0.2, you have to follow all these steps to enable all third-party ...
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Will cookies change if user agent changes

i m using php simple html dom to fetch some data from some sites. on my code, i use random different user agent when making a connection. Does the cookies get changed every time when my bot change the ...
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Google Chrome Cookies: What determines what cookies are sent?

I found the following cookies being sent over by my Chrome browser with each being assigned some random value. What are all these cookies and what determines that they should be set as a request ...
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Youtube screen has shrunk

I'm using Torch browser because my previously-used Firefox had some issues with Youtube; Youtube freezes randomly. Then I switched to Torch and so far it worked without a hassle. But now, today I ...
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Why do some sites not load if cookies are blocked? [closed]

As a rule I only allow cookies from sites that require one to logon, and my browsers(Palemoon and Chromium) are set to reject cookies by default, except for a whitelist. Some sites simply don't load ...
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When is the session id/authentication token generated when accessing certain sites?

The question title doesn't do a very good job at explaining what exactly my question is, so I'll elaborate: When accessing most websites (in this question I'll just use twitter.com as an example), ...
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Chrome 70.x not blocking cookies

I have Chrome Version 70.0.3538.102 (Official Build) (64-bit) installed on my machine. In the settings I have some explicitly listed sites to block cookies from like: [*.].facebook.com [*.].twitter....
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Where does macOS Chrome store its cookie block list?

I had dozens of sites listed to block cookies under chrome://settings/content/cookies?search=cookie, but now suddenly (after an update, I'd guess) the list is blank. Where is this stored within my ...
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How is cookie data for a site being created or updated for a site I do not visit?

In Firefox, I noticed that I have updated cookie data for a site I don't visit. How is this possible?
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blocked third party cookies on google chrome but i can still see the 3p cookies being set

I've disabled third party cookies on google chrome but i can still see the cookies being set in the DevTools application tab. I loaded a web page, it led to cookies being set for various domains. ...
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Is it necessary to log out of a website in an incognito window if you’re just going to close the window afterward?

I use online banking, typically in an incognito window. I also use other, less important accounts in incognito windows because I don't want websites to be tracking me across the Internet (tracking ...
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What is Google Chrome's block/allow pattern syntax?

I'm looking for documentation describing Google Chrome's glob/wildcard/pattern syntax used in block/allow lists for content settings. If you're using Chrome, these settings pages are accessible via ...
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Cookie consent vs browser setting priority

Background info This question is about the functional implications of the "EU cookie law" in browsers. General Data Protection Regilation (GDPR) is implemented in EU starting from May 2018 and ...

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