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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