What is Index.dat?
Ever wondered what would happen if all your browsing history, browsing data, date time stamp of the visit, which are stored in a local file gets compromised. You might feel secure after you have successfully cleared all your history data and content after a particular session, but the data is not erased completely. There is a log file maintained to keep a tab of all the internet searches along with date time stamp on it. This log file is named index.dat.