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Safari iOS 7 keeps flashing previously closed tabs upon reopen? Security Problem

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Oct 5, 2013 5:24 AM

Hello, I am using an iPad 2 on iOS 7 with safari in private mode.  Safari on iOS 7 has a bug (iOS 6 didn't behave this way) where you can close tabs and leave the safari app and when you come back to open safari, it will flash an old tab on the screen before loading a fresh blank page.  The weirdest thing is the tab isn't even the most recent tab, just something random during the day.  I could just picture this causing problems for people e.g. Husband shopping for surprise trip online and expedia flashes on screen for his wife even though he thought he'd safely closed the tab or any other situation where you don't people getting a peek at your business.  What is the point of private mode if safari chooses to randomly display previously closed tabs to anyone?

 

Please post if you've noticed the same behavior.

iPad 2, iOS 7.0.2
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