Ai)Cookies are small files that websites put on your computer hard disk drive when you first visit. Its job is to notify the site when you've returned. Cookies by themselves are not malicious but may be sometimes misuse if when they contain personal data. Cookies may also be termed as pieces of information generated by a Web server and stored in the user's computer, ready for future access. Cookies are embedded in the HTML information flowing back and forth between the user's computer and the servers. Cookies were implemented to allow user-side customization of Web information. For example, cookies are used to personalize Web search engines.
Listed below are the advantages of cookies :
• Cookies can help you be more efficient. Cookies let you store preferences and user names, register products and services, and personalize pages.
• Cookies do not require any server resources since they are stored on the client.
• Cookies are easy to implement.
• You can configure cookies to expire when the browser session ends (session cookies) or they can exist for a specified length of time on the client computer (persistent cookies).
They also give website owners real understanding about how people user their site (web analytics), which are the most and least popular pages, and how this changes over time. Doing this enables them...