Corpus ID: 219721496

A Large-scale Empirical Analysis of Browser Fingerprints Properties for Web Authentication

  title={A Large-scale Empirical Analysis of Browser Fingerprints Properties for Web Authentication},
  author={Nampoina Andriamilanto and T. Allard and Gaetan Le Guelvouit and Alexandre Garel},
  • Nampoina Andriamilanto, T. Allard, +1 author Alexandre Garel
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Modern browsers give access to several attributes that can be collected to form a browser fingerprint. Although browser fingerprints have primarily been studied as a web tracking tool, they can contribute to improve the current state of web security by augmenting web authentication mechanisms. In this paper, we investigate the adequacy of browser fingerprints for web authentication. We make the link between the digital fingerprints that distinguish browsers, and the biological fingerprints that… CONTINUE READING
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