InPrivate, Incognito, Private Browsing -- whatever they want to brand it -- all modern browsers offer a special mode designed to keep what you do online a secret from prying eyes. Despite different names and origins at different companies, they all work in basically similar ways: A new browser session is created that operates separately from your existing one, with its own history and cookies ...
There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. The Web's biggest sites get visualized and weighted by this search-able square of favicons. Ego check: yes, Switched is in there. [From: Nmap.org, via: The Daily ...
When it comes to the Internet, we'd all like to think that we're more flying squirrels than slugs, gliding seamlessly over the Web without leaving so much as a shadow of a trail behind us. But, in reality, we've all had to resign ourselves to the hard truth that no matter how hard we try, we're pretty much guaranteed to leave some sort of digital slime, er... footprint as we surf. According to a ...
Another day, another security risk, and while it pains us to bring you all this dire news so frequently, we figure someone has to keep you in the loop. Today's warning has to do with a new type of subversive Internet attack called clickjacking, in which you're tricked into clicking on links or buttons you can't see, possibly granting others access to your personal information. Two of the web's ...
Comparison shopping site Moneysupermarket recently conducted a study of 2,412 British adults and their Web surfing habits. The unbelievably ground-breaking findings? People waste a lot of time online. The study found that people spend an average of 30-percent of their time (up to two full days per month) surfing aimlessly, or what's being dubbed 'wilfing' (for What was I Looking For?). Results ...
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