Tag Archives: tracking

Your IP Address

  Your IP Address Your IP address is very much like your phone number. It’s a unique number assigned to you when you’re connected to the Internet. Your IP address can be static – that is fixed and unchanging – or it can be dynamic – meaning it changes every time you connect to the internet or semi-static… Read More »

Cookies – not the kind you eat

Charlie thinks we take cookies too lightly I’ve read your opinion about cookies and I think you don’t realize their danger. My security program often warns me of threats and many of them are tracking cookies. I think you’d do your readers a better service by showing a little more concern about cookies. They’re not as harmless as… Read More »

Tracking cookies? Oh no!

Jim asks about tracking cookies I recently switched from IE8 to Firefox. When I run SUPERAntiSpyware, it finds about 200 tracking cookies each day. They all seem to be related to Firefox. I never encountered this in IE8. You have previously educated me not to be worried about cookies, but are tracking cookies different? I remove them, but… Read More »