Private browser modes not very secure after all

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#1

Private browser modes not very secure after all.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/08/AtOBO.jpg[/newsimage]Back when I was a tech support rep, I would often receive calls from people [men] who were curious [needed to know before their significant other came home] about how to delete their browser history [how to make the traces of their porn browsing go away].

With the inception of “Private Browsing” or “Incognito” modes in all of the major browsers, I’m sure calls like that don’t happen as often as they used to. However, if you’re using one of these modes for surfing some websites that somebody might frown upon, you may not be as protected as you believe.

Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/private-browser-modes-not-very-secure-after-all-32931/](http://www.myce.com/news/private-browser-modes-not-very-secure-after-all-32931/)


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#2

Sounds like all of the various browsers need to beef up their private browsing features.


#3

I only use Incognito mode to purchase air line tickets. I certainly don’t want my wife to know where my business travel is taking me. :wink:

RM


#4

Maybe private mode should also up the security settings simultaneously :wink: