Advice for a safe and responsible cookie-based navigation
Some advice that can ensure a worry-free navigation, but without cookies:
• Customize the settings of your browser concerning cookies, in order to reflect a cookie usage level that is comfortable for you.
• If you don’t mind cookies and you are the only person who uses the computer, you can set long terms of expiry for the storage of the navigation history and of the personal information of access.
• If you share access to the computer, you can consider setting the browser to delete the individual navigation information each time you close the browser. This is a way to access websites that place cookies and to delete any visit information on the closure of the navigation session.
• Install and constantly update your anti-spyware applications. Many of the spyware detection and prevention include the detection of attacks on websites. In this way, they prevent the browser from accessing websites that could exploit the vulnerabilities of the browser or to download potentially dangerous software.
Ensure that your browser is always updated.
Many of the cookie-based attacks are realized by exploiting the weaknesses of the old versions of browsers. Cookies are everywhere and they cannot be avoided if you want to enjoy access ways to the best and the biggest Internet sites – both local and international. With a better understanding of the way their operation mode and the benefits that they bring, you can take the necessary security measures, so that you can safely navigate the Internet
How do I stop cookies?
Deactivating and refusing to accept cookies can make some websites become out of reach or out of order, or they can become difficult to visit and to use. Moreover, the refuse to accept cookies does not mean that you will no longer get/ see online advertising. It is possible to set your browser to no longer accept these cookies or you can set the browser to only accept cookies from a certain site. But, for example, if you are not registered using cookies, you will not be able to leave comments.
All modern browsers offer the possibility to change the settings of cookies. These settings are generally found in the options setting or in the preferences menu of your browser. For the settings of third party generated cookies, you can also check the following website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.