Inside Risks: Web Cookies: Not Just a Privacy Risk

Most people have heard about the risks of Web cookies in the context of user privacy. Advertisers such as DoubleClick use cookies to track users and deliver targeted advertising, drawing significant media attention (see Hal Berghel’s "Caustic Cookies, Communications, May 2001). But cookies are also used to authenticate users to personalized services, which is at […]


Author Archives

Shape the Future of Computing

ACM encourages its members to take a direct hand in shaping the future of the association. There are more ways than ever to get involved.

Get Involved