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Mozilla Privacy and Security Tutorial

Wednesday July 16th, 2003

Gunnar writes: "I have published a tutorial for Mozilla's privacy and security features. It explains and recommends settings. Feedback is very appreciated."


#7 Is this better

by Gunnar

Wednesday July 16th, 2003 8:30 AM

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ndeakin,

you are, of course, right. The last thing I want to do is frighten or confuse anyone. Is this better:

"Cookies are small bits of information remembered for a web site that are saved on your harddrive as a text file by the browser (i.e. not the site/server itself). Cookies by themselves pose no security risk: They cannot contain a computer virus, nor can they be used to spy on you by reading your harddrive's content."