Cookies are stored in user browsers by websites and are typically used to track a single user or to retain information needed between sessions. In this video, learn about the security and privacy risks associated with cookies and locally stored objects.
- [Narrator] You may have already heard of web cookies.…These are small pieces of content…that can track users between website visits…and across different websites.…Understanding the uses of cookies…and how to remove them from a system…is a critical task…for privacy minded security administrators.…Cookies are stored in user browsers by websites,…and are typically used to track a single user…or to retain information needed between sessions.…There are some privacy risks associated with cookies,…this is especially true when a cookie is used…to track activity across multiple websites.…
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- Comparing viruses, worms, and Trojans
- Backdoors and logic bombs
- Understanding the attacker
- Attack types: from denial of service to brute force attacks
- Preventing insider threats
- Wireless attacks
- Understanding cross-site scripting
- Preventing SQL injection
- Social engineering
- Scanning for vulnerabilities
- Penetration testing
- Assessing the impact of vulnerabilities
Skill Level Beginner
2. Understanding Attackers
3. Understanding Attack Types
4. Wireless Attacks
5. Application Attacks
6. Social Engineering Attacks
7. Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing
8. Impact of Vulnerabilities
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