Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your temporary Internet or cache folder. These files are used by various websites you visit to store some private information, which can be your personal information, browsing history, browsing behavior, login IDs or even passwords - and when you revisit these websites, they read those cookies from your computer in order to retrieve the information they store.
One reason for you to use Cookie Terminator is that these cookies can be perfidiously read by malicious websites, which can allow an attacker to access your e-mail account or steal your passwords. Another reason is that these files tends to slow down your browsing and consume some of your precious disk space.
Cookie Terminator is a well-designed program and it provides the ability to automate the process of dealing with certain cookies to save your time and efforts. The program has a nice and useful system tray icon that can call the main program windows. Both online and offline help are offered for this program.