Certified Ethical Hacker 312-50v10 – Question223

A companys security policy states that all Web browsers must automatically delete their HTTP browser cookies upon terminating. What sort of security breach is this policy attempting to mitigate?

Attempts by attackers to access the user and password information stored in the companys SQL database.
B. Attempts by attackers to access Web sites that trust the Web browser user by stealing the users authentication credentials.
C. Attempts by attackers to access password stored on the users computer without the users knowledge.
D. Attempts by attackers to determine the users Web browser usage patterns, including when sites were visited and for how long.

Correct Answer: B