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Does anyone know how to get rid of an evercookie?

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Does anyone know how to get rid of an evercookie? I am getting various answers but nothing effective so far.
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Eat it with evermilk? Seriously, will CCleaner wipe it out.
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Best way to avoid the evercookie is by using the browser "private mode."

You can activate it with Crtl+Shift+P (firefox / IE)


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You can check with http://samy.pl/evercookie/

Press "click to create evercookie" and follow instrauctions.

then you can test if ccleaner can kill the beast.

Tolomir



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Read that evercookie defeats private mode. That's one of the problems with it.
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the ultimate best way is to use a linux boot cd that is booted every time you open the webbrowser and shutdown, deleting all temporary data after usage.

You can use a vmware player + ubuntu iso image to setup a secure solution in 30 minutes for free.

www.vmware.com/player
http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download

This is not only a cure for the evercookie but also eternal cookies:

http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Legal-dispute-over-eternal-cookies-1323818.html

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