An HTTP cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information or to record the user’s browsing activity. This is an extension for the Firefox browser that is designed to remove the cookies stored by web browsers in order to safeguard your personal data from third party access.
The application is focused on specifically removing a type of cookies that cannot be discovered in the web browser, and that is the Flash cookies, also called Local Shared Objects (LSOs).
Once you install this tool, it’s added to your Firefox browser add-on list and can be accessed from the tool menu. You need to specify the flash data directory and the application will scan the directory and display all detected cookies. It also displays information on the cookies such as the origin, name, size, modified date and status.
The application is effective for deleting cookies that may pose threat to your personal security.
BetterPrivacy is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in mozilla extensions category and is available to all software users as a free download.