We're no strangers to helping you secure your computer, but there are some computer security myths and stories that keep getting passed around, even though they're clearly not true. We sat down with a few computer security experts to separate fact from fiction.
The 'incognito' or 'private' mode offered by all the major browsers is usually associated with shadier Web practices. However, it's more useful than you might realize, even beyond self-use. Here are three totally above-the-belt ways incognito mode can make your life better.
The holidays are over but gag gifts can be forever. This medical alert bracelet ensures that doctors know how to treat you if you were to suffer a medical emergency. No, you're not allergic to anything. No, you don't have an emergency contact. You just need a professional to delete your browsing history. Let's face…
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1. browser mode ostensibly to make viewing secure information more safe, but only ever actually enabled to cover up embarrassing pornography | Oh no, I forgot to pop open a porn browser before engaging in self-love.
2. a setting used even by those individuals who are open about…
In what will come as alarming news to porn lovers everywhere, a new study out of Stanford University shows that the private browsing modes now standard on most browsers can be circumvented. The culprits? Encrypted sites and your own extensions.
In the last day, Apple has started approving quite a few "new" browsers in the app store, seeming to contradict their long-standing "duplication of functionality" prohibition. The catch? They're all Safari at heart.