6 Ways You Can Be Tracked in Incognito or Private Browsing Mode

6 Ways You Can Be Tracked in Incognito or Private Browsing Mode

by Simon Batt, MakeUseOf

Most modern browsers come with a “private browsing” feature that lets you hide what websites you visit, but it’s not a good substitute for “proper” tools. Can incognito browsing be tracked, and what alternatives are available if it doesn’t?

Let’s explore what private browsing does hide and what it doesn’t.

What Does Private Browsing Hide?

When you activate private browsing, your browser stops logging the websites you visit. It also prevents the creation or modification of cookies, as they can tie the activity to a specific user. Some private browsing features also disable extensions, but this can be toggled on or off.

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