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In the vast landscape of the internet, cookies hold a hidden power: they can track and identify users, raising concerns about privacy. Deleting cookies periodically is important for taking control over your online identity and protecting personal information. Let’s take a look how to delete cookies from your browser which can give back your privacy.
The script #
Here is short apple script for deleting cookies. Just copy and paste this into
Script Editor.app. Then save this as application. Named it e.g:
CleanCookies.app. Move this app to
/Applications. After that all you need is to call this app from Spotlight. From there you can enjoy yoru web browser from tracking cookies.
tell application "Safari" activate repeat until frontmost is true end repeat tell application "System Events" to tell process "Safari" tell application "System Events" to keystroke "," using command down delay 1.0E-3 tell window 1 click button "Privacy" of toolbar 1 click button "Manage Website Data…" of group 1 of group 1 delay 1 tell sheet 1 if exists row 1 of table 1 of scroll area 1 then click button "Remove All" tell application "System Events" to key code 36 #return end if click button "Done" click button 1 of window 1 end tell close end tell end tell end tell
/Applicationsyou need admin rights thanks to SIP. This can be done only via gui.