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"evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Logos » Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:48 pm

the link was posted on a Linux forum http://samy.pl/evercookie/

any comment appreciated ;)

ps: I guess NS protects against that
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by luntrus » Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:08 pm

Hi my good forum friends,

It was I that did the posting on the avast's forums here: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic= ... #msg543185
, and if Logos had searched these forums he could have found part of the answers here: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5090
According to me the best policy is to cleanse the browser thoroughly at close down with an extension like Click&Clean https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... nd%20clean
to get rid of this resurrectable persistent "ever"cookie, and no trace is to be found next time the browser is restarted...
to be sure test here: http://samy.pl/evercookie

luntrus
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Logos » Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:33 am

luntrus wrote:Hi my good forum friends,

It was I that did the posting on the avast's forums here: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic= ... #msg543185
, and if Logos had searched these forums he could have found part of the answers here: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5090
According to me the best policy is to cleanse the browser thoroughly at close down with an extension like Click&Clean https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... nd%20clean
to get rid of this resurrectable persistent "ever"cookie, and no trace is to be found next time the browser is restarted...
to be sure test here: http://samy.pl/evercookie

luntrus


lol problem is that I posted it before you did on Avast forums, so I guess you should have done the search in the first place before starting a new thread there
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=64210.0

..could also be that you saw my thread after all, and preferred to get "some inspiration" from it and start you own :mrgreen:

as to your answers (?) >>> as already mentioned on my avast thread, that's pseudo-expert bs.

off topic: for the others here, read this: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=64480.0
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Logos » Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:08 am

interesting thread here:
http://forum.piriform.com/index.php?sho ... 29862&st=0

bleachbeat might have the solution, to be verified:
http://bleachbit.sourceforge.net/

see the beta version here that takes care of evercookies:
http://bleachbit.sourceforge.net/news/t ... t-081-beta
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Logos » Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:19 pm

okay, I just gave it a shot with CCleaner (latest 2.36) >>> running CC when the browser is closed gets rid of everything, including the "evercookie" thing. At the opposite, only relying on FF4 self cleaning feature is not enough.

ps: I do not advise Click&clean ...I've used it on Chrome for a while and it was okay, and an update made it become bloatware and adware, including functions that have nothing to do with cleaning, i.e. calling Windows control panel items. Never tried it in Firefox, and never will.
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Mixe » Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:21 am

Logos wrote:
I've used it on Chrome for a while and it was okay, and an update made it become bloatware and adware


Please explain where you see adware in Click&Clean? Why you're lying? Click&Clean is 100% adware FREE and they
don't use any third party ads.
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Mixe » Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:39 am

Moreover, Click&Clean is featured by Google :arrow: https://chrome.google.com/extensions/list/featured/6

About "bloating", I don't see any bloating, advanced options don't interfere with basic functions as separated into individual menu.
For example Main and Tab menu:

Image

Also, Click&Clean even don't use any content scripts, as often happens when using other extensions.
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Logos » Wed Oct 06, 2010 1:53 pm

Mixe wrote:Logos wrote:
I've used it on Chrome for a while and it was okay, and an update made it become bloatware and adware


Please explain where you see adware in Click&Clean? Why you're lying? Click&Clean is 100% adware FREE and they
don't use any third party ads.


anyone ever tried to teach you that it wasn't nice to accuse people of lying, c&c is a piece of crap, period. Featured by Google means sponsored by Google while the extension devs are advertising Google, and may be even pay to be "featured". Click and clean is interfering with the system, I won't allow any extension to do that. Now the last time I had it installed it was clearly linking to external web sites advertising crap, and I won't install it again to prove you wrong, I don't have that much time to waste, period. In the mean time get educated.

ps: and someone remove his avatar, thanks.

edit: and btw this is no click and clean thread, or are you from their brilliant team? :mrgreen:
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Mixe » Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:48 pm

Logos wrote:
Featured by Google means sponsored by Google while the extension devs are advertising Google, and may be even pay to be "featured".


I just wonder how do you "know" everything? Firstly, Does Google need to advertise itself? I think the answer is clear to all.
Secondly, featured by Google is NOT MEANS sponsored by Google, I don't know any extension authors who would pay
Google for this. Info is 100% reliable, unlike your scribble.
It is unclear, why are you misleading people with your own stupid interpretations? I advise you, if you do not know, please don't
bother to write any potentially misleading posts.

Again, Click&Clean is 100% adware FREE and they don't use any third party ads.
Moreover, in the last version they are include Anti-Malware scanner from
BitDefender labs, according to Logos it is also advertising? :lol:
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Logos » Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:55 pm

Mixe wrote:Logos wrote:
Featured by Google means sponsored by Google while the extension devs are advertising Google, and may be even pay to be "featured".


I just wonder how do you "know" everything? Firstly, Does Google need to advertise itself? I think the answer is clear to all.
Secondly, featured by Google is NOT MEANS sponsored by Google, I don't know any extension authors who would pay
Google for this. Info is 100% reliable, unlike your scribble.
It is unclear, why are you misleading people with your own stupid interpretations? I advise you, if you do not know, please don't
bother to write any potentially misleading posts.

Again, Click&Clean is 100% adware FREE and they don't use any third party ads.
Moreover, in the last version they are include Anti-Malware scanner from
BitDefender labs.


you know what you can do with your avatar? (use a bit of imagination ;) ) ... your words sound like this avatar looks and smells, toilet paper >>> and again this is no click and clean thread, you registered here just for that, now get out! thanks :)
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Mixe » Wed Oct 06, 2010 7:51 pm

Logos, I think my avatar is well suited to your posts.

And stop rude, are you always so rude? Judging by your stupid posts this is not surprising.

Again, Logos, if you do not know, please don't bother to write any potentially misleading posts.

Sorry people for little offtop, but I think we can't ignore misguided inferences.
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Re: "evercookie" or "extremely persistent cookie"

Post by Alan Baxter » Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:25 am

Topic has degenerated into personal attacks. Locking.
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