Browser Fingerprinting: A survey

@article{Laperdrix2020BrowserFA,
  title={Browser Fingerprinting: A survey},
  author={Pierre Laperdrix and Nataliia Bielova and B. Baudry and G. Avoine},
  journal={ACM Trans. Web},
  year={2020},
  volume={14},
  pages={8:1-8:33}
}
  • Pierre Laperdrix, Nataliia Bielova, +1 author G. Avoine
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ACM Trans. Web
  • With this paper, we survey the research performed in the domain of browser fingerprinting, while providing an accessible entry point to newcomers in the field. We explain how this technique works and where it stems from. We analyze the related work in detail to understand the composition of modern fingerprints and see how this technique is currently used online. We systematize existing defense solutions into different categories and detail the current challenges yet to overcome. 

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