4 ways you're still being tracked in Incognito mode

    Incognito mode is used by many internet users around the globe. Be it for transaction purposes, or for private browsing at the internet cafe. But the browser feature still has many shortcomings.

    One of those being that your browser can still track your internet browsing activities. Read on to find out.

    4 ways you're still being tracked in Incognito mode

    GPU cards

    Your GPU cards, especially those from Nvidia have a flaw. According to sources, Nvidia cards are capable of storing your browsing data. Since the GPUs have free space, the browser has the tendency to store certain pages into the GPU memory.

    4 ways you're still being tracked in Incognito mode

    Canvas ID

    Through HTML5's Canvas API, your computer is always tracked through its unique ID. All the pages you visit is tracked by a majority of the web pages as the API is dependent on JavaScript too. There is, however, no way to escape this and you will have to be careful with your internet usage.

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    4 ways you're still being tracked in Incognito mode

    Malware careful

    Having a lot of malware on your system does not keep either your computer files or your browsing session safe. You will need to remove all untrusted applications that you've never used and also the ones that were installed additionally with other apps. The browser extensions you use also need to be cross checked if it is genuine or not.

    4 ways you're still being tracked in Incognito mode

    Middleman

    There are other ways your session can be tracked remotely by anyone on the same network as yours. An internet cafe or a private hotspot is one such example that you need to be aware of. These fake hotspots can track your session even in real-time to capture any confidential details you use.

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    4 ways you're still being tracked in Incognito mode

    Use it well

    Your usage of the incognito mode cannot be so extensive. Using it sparingly and disabling extensions or malware during your sessions is always recommended.

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