How Private is Your Browsing History? Hint: Not At All (The Atlantic)

Cyber security

Though advertisers can easily track Internet users through cookies and website information collection, they have been, until recently, unable to connect one’s digital trail into an individual profile.

Researchers at Stanford University have now found a way to link one’s private online activity to one’s Twitter account, even if that person has never tweeted. Though users are able to delete a browser’s history, they are unable to prevent trackers, Internet service providers, or spy agencies from monitoring their activity and collecting their information. Read more.

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