Facts About Internet Cookies

Did You Know These Five Facts About Computer Cookies?

Cookies—not the ones we eat—can be considered as mini memory assistants that hold bits of information about your visit to a web server, ensuring a more fluid and comfortable user experience. Here are a few facts about them:

• Cookies remember things like shopping cart contents and site preferences for user convenience.

• Websites use cookies to personalize your experience by suggesting the contents you might be interested in.

• Some websites won’t perform well without cookies.

• Malware can’t use ordinary cookies to access your personal information, but they can disguise themselves as “Zombie cookies” that allow them burrow into your device.

• Your browsing history can be tracked using cookies, posing some privacy concerns.

Posted in Technology

Leave a Comment