• img February 26, 2018

Private browsing is not that private, but it can be

Private, “Incognito mode” browsing sessions are not as foolproof as most users believe them to be. “After a private session terminates, the browser is supposed to remove client-side evidence that the session occurred. Unfortunately, implementations of private browsing mode still allow sensitive information to leak into persistent storage,” a group of MIT and Harvard University researchers pointed out. “Browsers use the file system or an SQLite database to temporarily store information associated with private sessions; … More


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