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Tracking Cookie

Discussion in 'General Security' started by shucam, Sep 5, 2009.

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  1. shucam

    shucam Thread Starter

    Aug 27, 2009
    I ran Nortons and I have 6 threats detected that I cannot get rid of. All 6 threats are named: Tracking Cookie. How harmful are these and how to I get rid of them?:eek:
  2. Phantom010

    Phantom010 Trusted Advisor

    Mar 9, 2009
    Tracking Cookies

    Tracking cookies are mostly harmless. They come from websites you've visited. When you delete them and go back to the same sites, you'll get them over an over, unless you set your Internet browser to block cookies. You have to be careful though not to be too restrictive, or else, many websites won't work without them, like Hotmail, forums like this one, etc. Open the link I've provided above and sroll down to "Cookie Tips".
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