Adobe Flash Player is an essential plug-in for playing web videos, games and animations, but it can also be used to spy on your online activities by means of Flash cookies. Though some flash cookies are used for legitimate purpose, such as recording your high score in online games, many of them are used for [...]
To protect your privacy, all modern web browsers provide an option to delete browsing history and cookie data, but not all browsers are able to deal with data stored by plug-ins. For example, flash local storage objects (also known as flash cookies) cannot delete the same way as we delete browsing history and cookie.
Evercookie is a latest web danger and the usual tools for removing cookies (flash cookies and normal cookies) won’t work on it, because Evercookie stores cookie data in multiple ways, so tracking information can’t be easily deleted. If you are worried more about your privacy, you should think twice of them.
Adobe Flash is an indispensable component of today’s computer system. To watch rich video content or to play games online requires flash. Unfortunately, flash is also a most vulnerable element in a computer system (read this article); there are several reported exploitations in recent days. The only solution to prevent exploitation is to update flash [...]
As I told in a previous post Adobe Flash Player maintains proprietary cookies called Local Shared Objects or LSO’s. When you clear your browser history on Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X LSO’s are not cleared from Adobe’s local repository. Many sites are using flash cookies to track your movements. The purpose of this tiny, [...]
As told in my earlier posts there are two types of tracking cookies – normal cookies and flash cookies. Web sites stores cookies on your computer usually for collecting information about your surfing habits. For privacy reasons you can remove cookies from your computer. There is an option in your browser for that, but unfortunately [...]