What are cookies and how to test cookies

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What are cookies and how to test cookies..

Answer / satyaprasad

Cookie is small information stored in text file on user’s
hard drive by web server. This information is later used by
web browser to retrieve information from that machine.
Generally cookie contains personalized user data or
information that is used to communicate between different
web pages.

Test the application by enabling or disabling the cookies
in your browser options. Test if the cookies are encrypted
before writing to user machine. If you are testing the
session cookies (i.e. cookies expire after the sessions
ends) check for login sessions and user stats after session
end. Check effect on application security by deleting the

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What are cookies and how to test cookies..

Answer / keshab

The main purpose of cookies is to identify users and
possibly prepare customized Web pages for them. When you
enter a Web site using cookies, you may be asked to fill
out a form providing such information as your name and
interests. This information is packaged into a cookie and
sent to your Web browser which stores it for later use

1 – check information is cookie is encrypted or not
2 – check to run application disable cookie from I.E
3 – Check cookie will expire after session is expire
4 – Check if the browser is close without Logout , cookie
is expire or not

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What are cookies and how to test cookies..

Answer / pradeep kumar shukla

if session is expired and cookie is enable then user easily
access personal information on client web browser and if
cookie is disable then user not access info from web history

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What are cookies and how to test cookies..

Answer / pradeep kumar shukla

cookies hold the small user information on client web
browser like name of user,date of birth,id etc.
properties of cookies is 1-cookie_enable 2-cookie_disable

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What are cookies and how to test cookies..

Answer / barby

iam using asp.net
and in my login page after cookie expired it return on
login page this done

but i need keep the username on textusername in expration
case only when return to login page

how can i checked in my code if cookie expire or not if
there is any event it may be help me

many thanks

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What are cookies and how to test cookies..

Answer / sonalee

thanks for this ans but am having 1 doubt how to check whether cookie is encrypted or not?
plz reply
ur ans will be appreciated
thanks in advance

Is This Answer Correct ?    1 Yes 3 No

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