What are cookies?
Cookies are the small data sent to the computer when a website is accessed. This data is then returned to the web server on the succeeding revisits of the user. This helps the website automatically recognize the user every time they visit a given site.
For instance, when you try to re-login in a website, the form is autofilled with your username and password for browsing convenience.
Convenient as they are, cookies may be used by hackers and companies to find personal information, such as bank account details, credit card information, etc...
How do I manually manage/clear the cookies on my browsers?
Sophos Home scan will delete cookies for you, as long as the browser is closed during a scan. See this article for details! You may also follow your browser's support sites to delete cookies. We have compiled a list of popular links for your convenience: