Forensic Focus, a digital forensics portal, reported that Microsoft Edge’s private browsing isn’t as private as it seems.
It said the forensic examination of most web browsers has proven that they don’t have a provision for storing the details of privately-browsed web sessions.
Private browsing is provided for the purpose of privately browsing the web.
However, in the case of Microsoft Edge, the private browsing isn’t as private as users may think.
“Previous investigations of the browser have resulted in revealing that websites visited in private mode are also stored in the browser’s WebCache file,” the publication said.
Microsoft News reported that the company is aware of the problem. “We recently became aware of a report that claims InPrivate tabs are not working as designed, and we are committed to resolving this as quickly as possible,” said Microsoft.