A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is used for an origin website to send state information to a user's browser and for the browser to return the state information to the origin site. The state information can be used for authentication, identification of a user ...

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How can I prevent SESSID stealing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you secure a web app from FireSheep without using SSL? How can I prevent someone on same network from stealing SESSIONID and using it in his own browser (it would ...
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What is cookie reverse engineering? [closed]

I want to know what is this cookie reverse engineering and how to do this is simple words. Thanks in advance.
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how to secure my login user id and passwords specially for facebook [closed]

i think they hack me with facebook cookies. i dont get what exactly is going on with me. every time i get the login notification from another ip location.i want to secure my cookies and i wanted to ...
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Comparing cookie values with page parameters (i.e. href)

Could you suggest if there is any reason to compare cookie value domain, path, etc with web "location.href" and so on? I mean - on the client side.
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Facebook connecting without relations [on hold]

Not too long ago, I looked up a person I know, but share NO relation with whatsoever (person X) on Facebook, only using X's first name. Note that I only talked to X through a not too known web-chat ...
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How to avoid session sharing inside the same network

I was thinking about a situation to avoid session sharing or hijacking, validating the IP the user logged in against the ip that is accessing any page after log in. It was working until I figured it's ...
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What is the difference between session fixation and session recreation?

I have read that both of them are conventionally the same. But there must be a few differences which differentiates the two terms. Anyone please explain.