How Does Incognito Mode Actually Protect User Security?
In incognito mode, the browser works a little differently. User search history will not be saved locally. This is great for hiding history from other people using the same device, for example you want to shop for a surprise gift or visit an adult-oriented website. However, this does not mean that all of these activities are private.
Browsers also store cookies, which are small data files that have many uses. Cookies can enter passwords automatically. Or, it can provide tracking information for advertising companies that really want to understand how potential customers browse from site to site. However, in incognito mode, cookies will not provide advertisers with the detailed information they get from user activity. (Yes, so the cookies are still there, admin correct me if I'm wrong).
Incognito Mode is not Anonymous Mode!
It is important to understand that using incognito mode does not make the user anonymous.
This mode will not prevent internet service providers (ISPs) from tracking user web activities. Will not hide the user's location from frequently visited sites. If a user is logged into a Google account, Google is still tracking the user's search patterns.
If you really need anonymity online, you have to do more than just use incognito mode. The most accessible options are virtual private networks (VPNs) and Tor, reducing what your ISP knows about what you do online, and also reducing what the websites you visit know about where you are.