Safari is a great web browser that is fast, based on WebKit, and provides many great Apple-supplied features, such as Reader. However, there are a lot of hidden features and tricks that Safari has up it's sleeves. We'll expose these features in this article.
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If you've ever had your online accounts "hacked" into, you know how imperative it is to protect yourself when you're using a public computer.
The first line of defense can be your browsing habits. When using a public, or friend's computer, you should always use private browsing mode, or at least clear your browsing history before leaving. In fact, there are times when you need to erase, or hide, your browsing history at home. Hey, maybe you're shopping for something special for someone that lives with you. We're not here to judge.
We're not here to judge you or anything--this is just a head's up. You know how you've been using your web browser's private browsing option to keep everyone in the dark about your facination with Hello Kitty? Yeah... um, you might want to come up with a new privacy plan, friend.
It seems that a recently published research paper, set to be released as part of a presentation at next week's at the Usenix Security Symposium, explores the failures of the private browsing feature of four major browsers to hide the digital footprints of users who surf the interwebz using Safari, Chrome, Explorer and Firefox.