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Offline babyoh

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per Spybot - 192 Unprotected Cookies in Opera 9.5
« on: June 15, 2008, 12:57:13 AM »
i just updated to opera 9.5

now, spybot says i have 192 unprotected cookies in opera

IMMUNIZE doesn't fix the problem.

sound serious?

- i've found some others with the same issue:
http://forum.worldstart.com/showthread.php?t=124986




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Re: per Spybot - 192 Unprotected Cookies in Opera 9.5
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2008, 04:35:42 PM »
Apparently there was a change in the format of cookies in Opera 9.5 beta and Spybot 1.5.2.20 can not immunize cookies in the version.

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See link- http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?p=202145
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Re: per Spybot - 192 Unprotected Cookies in Opera 9.5
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2008, 01:24:36 AM »
thanks much for that info.

spybot 1.6 is supposed to fix the problem -- is it dangerous for me to use opera 1.5 until then?

(i was under the impression cookies didn't pose much of a security threat.)


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Re: per Spybot - 192 Unprotected Cookies in Opera 9.5
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2008, 10:57:14 PM »
I don't think so but you could set Opera to delete all cookies at close by.......Go to Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Cookies and opt to clear all new cookies on exit.

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Also see the link for a discussion of cookies......http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie
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