Private Browsing: It's Not So Private


Sat, Aug 14th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

ars technica reports on an investigation by Stanford University that looked in to the privacy of the "private browsing" feature of many Web browsers. The research suggests that the tools aren't all that private after all, and that many kinds of information can be leaked by browsers when using the mode. The paper is due to be presented next week at the USENIX security conference.



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