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#1 bwrighttwo

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Posted 09 September 2014 - 09:28 PM

Can anyone explain what this cookie does? I have searched it and gotten nothing specific.



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Posted 10 September 2014 - 06:29 AM

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 01:09 PM

From what site is this cookie?


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Posted 12 September 2014 - 04:14 PM

This site.  I also get cookies from two different domains. one has the www before bleeping and the other does not. The cookies are not the same from one to the other.



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Posted 12 September 2014 - 04:29 PM

From the name and the content, I would say it is the cookie that authenticates you (password hash).

It's normal that a site like BC uses cookies for authentication.


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