Forensic Analysis of Private Browsing Mode in Popular Browsers

@inproceedings{Mahendrakar2010ForensicAO,
  title={Forensic Analysis of Private Browsing Mode in Popular Browsers},
  author={Aditya Mahendrakar and James Irving and Shivam Patel},
  year={2010}
}
Private browsing refers to a specialized mode common in current mainstream internet browsers which is designed to leave no traces of browsing activity performed while in the mode. In this paper we examine various internet browsers in order to determine what traces of browsing activity remains in physical memory after using the private browsing modes of each browser. We also analyze some of the mechanisms used by private browsing modes to prevent leaving traces. We then propose countermeasures… CONTINUE READING

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