A browser history is a list of websites that a user has recently visited. It is maintained to make it easier for the user to revisit those sites at a later date. However, a browser history file alslo can be reviewed by a third party to determine what websites a user has visited on the Web.
- Jackson et al, "Protecting Browser State from Web Privacy Attacks," in Proceedings of the 15th Int'l Conf. on the World Wide Web (May 2006) (full-text).