what are the disadvantages of cookies?
Question Submitted By :: Servlets
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The major disadvantage of cookies along with the 1st answer
is that its a major security threat.
The cookies are enabled and if any other user tries to
access the cookies he can easily view what the previous
user had accessed.If its some sensitive data, it can be a
major security threat Tulasi
DisAdvantages of Cookies:
1.Fundamental disadvantage is as per the definition it
cannot send the huge amount of data.
2.More amount of data will be transferred between the
browser and server.
3.In case of some browser softwares we have a option to
disable cookies,for example in case NetscapeCommunicator we
have a option to disable cookies,in such cases our
application fails. Desika
1. One of the main disadvantage of cookies is SECURITY
THREAD. By the help of cookies confidential information can
be hacked by a server.
2. One browser can handle 300 cookies at a time. Jyoti
2)security problem Shashi
main disadvantage is any one can remove the cookies from the
example if you are using firfox
tools-options-use custom setting-and remove prevoius cookies
this cause security problem Ajaykishore
cookies are bad.
A cookie can be set to be accessed only from a particular
URL...(atleast in java) this way others cannot have access
to it... Tez Kurmala
most of the Answers are right