Security Behaviour Database
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Clearing cookies regularly

Cookies store data. Some cookies may also be malicious. Regularly clearing cookies prevents risks such as data loss and session hi-jacking.

Why is it important?

Cookies can be a security concern. They store data when a website is used. Clearing them regularly prevents data leakage and improves performance.

Priority Tier

Behaviours in SebDB are ranked by their impact on risk. Tier 1 behaviours have the biggest impact, Tier 4 behaviours the least.

Tier 3

Risk Mitigated

Privacy Violation

Privacy Violation

A privacy violation occurs when an unintended person learns about someone elses private information.

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