1. Memory used for storing cookies.Atari ST programs could recorded their presence by storing a distinctive magic number in the jar for other programs to find.
2. A cracker term for the password file of a multi-user computer.
3. A file or other storage mechanism that holds HTTP cookies as part of the local data maintained by a web browser or other HTTP client, typically as part of a user profile.[Jargon File]
Last updated: 1997-02-12
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