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This ultimate purpose would not meet none of the criteria previously defined. The types of cookies that if they meet these criteria would be the following: n User input cookies: are used to facilitate the visit of the user to the web site, such as in the choice of the language for all pages you visit or the use of the shopping cart. Authentication Cookies n we can catalog in criterion B.: those used to be able to identify the user once is has successfully logged into the web site. They are employed for example in an online bank and therefore, necessary for the provision of this service. CRITERION B. n User centric security cookies: those employed for the prevention of security risks on the web site, such as which have a record of attempts failed and repeated in a web. Multimedia Cookies n we can catalog them in criterion B.: are those that technically are necessary for playback of video or audio content, and which can therefore classified in the criterion B.

n Cookies of load balancing: the type of cookies that allow the distribution of web processing on multiple servers instead of one only, allowing a faster navigation. In this case, we find ourselves with the criteria a. n Cookies for customization: are those used for the adaptation of the website to the preferences of the user, as they can be to the language selection. Its use could justify pursuant to criterion B. n Cookies of social information: are cookies that use social networks for members can share information with your contacts, such as the typical comments on the Facebook bulletin; It would operate according to criterion B. We can therefore conclude in a way that would be excluded from the use of express consent only those, which regardless of data collected or not, are indispensable to the provision of the services on the website. Among others, will have to modify the configuration of the cookies system and request consent for types of analytics, to those used with advertising object, or simply to know the behavior of the user during web browsing. Audea Ivan Ontanon Ramos consultant right ICT information security

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Sony PlayStation

Vulnerability detected in Android, the mobile operating system of Google, has made that organization of consumers FACUA has requested the Spanish Agency of data protection your intervention investigate if violated the principle of security of the data by the American multinational. Vulnerability is that the system allows third party access to the data contained in the mobile through wifi open networks to which the user access to connect to the Internet. With this security hole data contained in the device such as phones, photographs, general information, addresses, passwords, etc. would be within the reach of any other user on the same wifi network. According to a study conducted by the University of Ulm in Germany, this bug affects 99.7% of Android users which has led to the claim by FACUA. The Association advised until the incidence is not resolved not to use applications using open wifi networks.

Google has detected the fault and has communicated you are trying to solve it as soon as possible, having turned out the problem in two of the three applications affected by the same. The ultimate solution will be operational in the coming days and will be distributed worldwide through an update of the operating system. This is not the first investigation requested by FACUA, in recent months has submitted requests for investigation with the Spanish data protection agency by the problems that have occurred in the Sony PlayStation and by different security problems detected in the social network Facebook.