Cookies are defined as small files stored on your computer by the web-browser that saves specific information about web activity. Every time the browser requests a web page, these files are sent back to the server to be analyzed. There are a lot of uses for Cookies and reasons why they are used on a website; here are some examples:
Cookies can easily carry information (maximum of 4KB) between sessions within a website and within connected websites.
Using a specific type of Cookie with a unique ID, users can keep track of how many hits their site gets.
Using a specific type of file called a Tracking Cookie; users can learn more about their visitors and learn how to advertise their products according to what their visitors are personally interested in.
Cookies store your interests on the start-up page.
Can store passwords on specific websites so the user can log in automatically without having to re-type their password every time.
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Published: September 13, 2017
Cross site scripting (XSS) is when criminal hackers use weakness's in a website application to inject malicious code into that website which causes the website to behave in a way it was not designed to do.
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Are Your WordPress Plug-ins Updated?
Published: May 7, 2017
The hackers normally get in through weakness's in your plug-ins. You must keep all your Word Press Plug-ins updated at all times.
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