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Can "Super Cookies" Really Bypass Browser Privacy Settings?

Ars technica takes a look at “super cookies,” which reportedly can bypass many of the privacy settings offered by browsers like Chrome and Firefox. "Ironically, the chink that allows Web sites to uniquely track people's incognito browsing is a much-needed and relatively new security mechanism known as HTTP Strict Transport Security,” AT reports. “Web sites use it to ensure that an end user interacts with their servers only when using secure HTTPS connections.”

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