Web browser Safari improves privacy settings

According to TechRadar, Apple has rolled out a significant update to its Safari web browser, reinforcing privacy features and limiting tracking across sites. Safari’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) will now block all third-party cookies by default. The update also prevents websites using login credentials to fingerprint user activity and to disable cross-site request forgery. According to the Verge, this update is a ‘significant milestone for web privacy, and it puts Apple’s browser officially two whole years ahead of Chrome, after Google said that it would start phasing out third-party cookies but not fully until some time in 2022’.