An Insight into Cookie Security

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Contributed by Arvind Doraiswamy

Today most websites and web based applications use cookies. Cookies are primarily used by the web server to track an authenticated user or other user specific details. This article introduces the various threats associated with cookies and the options for their secure usage.

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