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COOKIES INTERNET COOKIES What are they Where are they found What should you do about them INTERNET COOKIES MISCONCEPTION A SMALL PROGRAM SEARCHES FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION CAN HARM YOUR COMPUTER IDENTIFIES YOU TO BUISINESSES INTERNET COOKIES ACTUAL DEFINITION

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INTERNET COOKIES

  • What are they

  • Where are they found

  • What should you do about them


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • MISCONCEPTION

  • A SMALL PROGRAM

  • SEARCHES FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • CAN HARM YOUR COMPUTER

  • IDENTIFIES YOU TO BUISINESSES


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • ACTUAL DEFINITION

  • Short pieces of data used by web servers to help identify web users

  • Placed on your hard drive by server

  • Identifies your IP address during your visit

  • Helpful on shopping sites


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • WEB BROWSER REQUESTS A FILE FROM A SERVER

  • IF NO COOKIE, SERVER ISSUES ONE

  • COOKIE IS SENT TO SERVER- IF ALREADY EXISTENT

  • SERVER READS COOKIE AND SENDS IT BACK WITH UPDATE


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • COOKIE EXPIRATION

  • NO EXPIRATION DATE

  • PERSISTENT


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INTERNET COOKIES

WHO CAN SEE THE COOKIES?

Only the server that put the cookie on your hard drive.

Larger sites can set a domain attribute for other servers in the same subdomain


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • WHAT INFO CAN COOKIES RETURN?

  • IP ADDRESS

  • YOUR TYPE OF BROWSER

  • OPERATING SYSTEM

  • NUMBER OF VISITS TO WEB SITE

  • VOLUNTEERED INFORMATION


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INTERNET COOKIES

SHOPPING COOKIES

IDENTIFIES YOU WITH A NUMBER

KEEPS TRACK OF YOUR SHOPPING CART

AT CHECK OUT - IT LISTS YOUR SELECTIONS


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • WHY A BAD REPUTATION FOR COOKIES??

  • WHEN USED AS A TRACKING DEVICE

  • CAN SEE WHAT WEB PAGES YOU VISIT, HOW OFTEN, AND HOW LONG

  • CLICKING ON AD BANNERS

  • USED TO INFER YOUR INTERESTS


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • THE IMFAMOUS DOUBLECLICK

  • LARGE PROVIDER WITH AD BANNERS ON MANY SITES

  • COOKIES ARE VISBILE ON MULTIPLE SITES FOR TRACKING

  • CAN SEE SEARCH STRINGS YOU TYPE INTO SEARCH ENGINES

  • FORMS RICH PROFILES OF USERS

  • THREATENED TO PERSONALIZE


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • WHERE ARE THESE COOKIES ON YOUR HARD DRIVE??

  • DEPENDS ON WEB BROWSER

  • C:\WINDOWS\COOKIES

  • C:\WINDOWS\PROFILES\COOKIES DIRECTORIES IN NT OR WINNT


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM

  • IN BROWSER TOOLS\INTERNET OPTIONS\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES-- DELETE THEM

  • IN C:\WINDOWS\COOKIES, SELECTIVELY DELETE THEM


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • MANAGE COOKIES FROM BROWSER

  • TOOLS\INTERNET OPTIONS\PRIVACY\ADVANCED PROMT BEFORE ACCEPTING OR BLOCK

  • REMEMBER SOME SITES REQUIRE COOKIES FOR ACCESS!!


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • MANY COOKIE TOOLS TO MANAGE COOKIES WITH

  • AD-AWARE WILL FIND ALL SPYWARE AND TRACKING COOKIES http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/

  • WWW.COOKIECENTRAL.COM/FILES.HTM

  • WWW.GUIDESCOPE.COM/HOME/


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INTERNET COOKIES

  • P3P- PRIVACY PREFRENCES PROJECT

  • EMERGING INDUSTRY STANDARD FOR USERS TO GAIN MORE CONTROL OVER THEIR PRIVATE INFORMATION

  • IN IE 6.0 IT READS THE PRIVACY POLICY ON WEB SITES AND ALLOWS YOU TO SET YOUR TOLERANCE.


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