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SB052 Clears cookies regularly

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

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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