Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th May 2009 03:57 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption The Safari 4 beta is having a little bit of trouble cleaning up after itself, as has been revealed by C. Harwic on his blog. Safari 4 is still in beta, so it's easy to forgive the browser for this rather sloppy housekeeping, which left gigabytes (!) of browsing data in weird places all over your filesystem, even after cleaning the caches or history. Still, this does raise a few questions.
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but it could also be something more sinister.

Well, yes - it *could* be something sinister. But if so, it's a pretty incompetent job of it - the files don't seem to have been obfuscated or any attempt made to protect them from prying eyes, they're just not in the obvious place they should be. No conspiracies here.

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