Network Wide Protection for Cookies

World Wide Web (WWW) works via its underlying hypertext transport protocol. HTTP is a stateless transport protocol i.e. each time when a client gives a request to the server it will be new to the server. HTTP will not support continuity for client-server interaction. To get the continuity of the session the HTTP make use of cookies. Cookies are used for personalizing the user to the website. Cookies are carried in the HTTP headers during browser-server interaction. Cookie values are carried as plan text.

Provided by: International Research Association of Computer Science and Technology (IRACST) Topic: Networking Date Added: Aug 2012 Format: PDF

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