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Sunday, February 25, 2018

MIT's Veil for Private Browsing

New to me, investigated this idea for looking at 'automatic' background searches to support research topics.  This was developed much later, after work with MIT.

MIT's Veil service will make private browsing more private
Because incognito doesn't always mean you're 100 percent secure.

By Mariella Moon, @mariella_moon in Engadget.

After reports and studies revealed that browsers' private modes aren't that secure, MIT graduate student Frank Wang decided to take things into his own hands. He and his team from MIT CSAIL and Harvard have created a tool called Veil, which you could use on a public computer -- or on a private one on top of using incognito mode and Tor if you have big secrets to keep or if you've just become paranoid after years of hearing about hacks and cyberattacks.  .... " 

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