October 1, 2015 Leave a comment One simple step to keep your browsing history secret By Wayne Schutsky, Komando.com Sitting at home alone, surfing the Internet, it's easy to forget how many organizations are watching what you do. Your Internet service provider is recording every site you visit, Google is tracking your search history, advertising companies are tracking your browsing history, the government is tracking who knows what.It isn't just companies. If you have a family or live with a roommate, they might be watching what you do, too. It isn't hard to pull up someone's browsing history. And if you leave your computer unattended, a snoop can even grab your account passwords stored in your browser. Learn how to manage and lock down your stored browser passwords.If the last three paragraphs weren't enough to make you think about giving up on the Internet for good, then go back and read them again a bit more slowly. It is genuinely scary stuff.Of course, the Internet isn't the only way companies spy. Here are 3 surprising things that spy on you that you can't stop.However, you can protect yourself from some of this spying. There's actually a simple trick that makes browsing much safer.Next page: The simple trick for more private browsing BREAKING NEWS, TIPS, AND MORE LIKED WHAT YOU READ? GET MORE IN YOUR INBOX FREE. Stay up-to-date the easy way. SIGN ME UP! Continued on next page123Next View All Leave a comment Previous Tips One essential car gadget you need now Next Tips Best sites to know how much your home is worth Related Articles Here's how to stop Google from collecting data about you Stop snoops and advertisers from tracking you on your computer, tablet and phone Free browser extension lets you see what data Facebook has on you Microsoft Edge vs. The Others: Which browser is faster, better and easier to use?