Long stored browsing history can risk your security on the internet
What browsing history do?
The way your browser stores all the information about your internet activities for your better browsing experience. So, it does not have to keep retrieving the same files or images from the remote websites each time you click back or forward. Similarly, your internet activities are stalked by the websites that you visit or browse as their website data. It is why you are followed by adverts of products and services that you may have been looking on your browser earlier. Website cookies are used to track web browsing through a mere piece of data implanted into your browser data, but techniques like MAC address or account tracking can be used to see what you have been doing on the web.
Why it is important to delete browsing history timely?
Therefore, Browser hygiene is as important as other security practices. You may not realize but it can risk your privacy and security on the internet if you do not clear your browsing data timely. Also, It is necessary to keep clearing the browsing data periodically to allow browser work efficiently and effectively otherwise it will keep storing data about your every browsing activity until you clear it and this could generate problems over time for browser producing a mass amount of information. Down below are the steps for how to remove browsing history.
- Open the Microsoft Edge browser.
- Click the menu icon in the top-right corner of the browser window.
- Scroll down menu options to its last option and click “Settings”
- In Settings, under Clear browsing data click “Choose what to clear” button.
- Check or select the boxes you need to clear such as “Browsing history”.
- And click “Clear” to delete the selected browsing data.
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