Gareth Morgan reports:
Furtive web surfers might not be able to rely on their web browser’s private mode to hide their tracks.
Most web browsers offer a private mode, intended to leave no trace of surfing history on the computer. But Collin Jackson at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and colleagues, have found ways to detect which sites were visited with the mode enabled.
Read more on New Scientist.
But it’s not just hackers who can snoop. If you still have any confidence or sense of security left, read, “Certified Lies: Big Brother In Your Browser,” by Ms. Smith, on Network World.