Your Private Browsing Isn’t as Incognito as You Want It to Be

Your computer can store clues

Popular Science
Feb 27, 2018 · 3 min read
Browsing modes designed to hide your activity from others have a number of weaknesses. Photo: Dayne Topkin via Unsplash

By Rob Verger

There’s no shame in firing up a private browsing window from time to time, whether it’s to visit a NSFW website or just to protect your personal information while checking your email on a public computer. But while private browsing modes do their best to erase your…

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