What actually is a cookie?

A cookie is essentially a form of very tiny text file which is then placed onto the operators hard drive.

It is made by the web page server which comes form the computer which operates any website.

Are cookies potentially dangerous?

No not all they are just tiny pieces of text file.

They are not programs and they can’t be created into code.

They offer no threat of viruses and that’s why they are still allowed to be displayed on a website

What is the history of Cookies?

Cookies were first developed in early 1995 by a corporation called Netscape communications.

The word cookie itself does appear to come from america with the tradition of sharing and gaining actual food cookies.