User Tracking on the Web via Cross-Browser Fingerprinting

@inproceedings{Boda2011UserTO,
  title={User Tracking on the Web via Cross-Browser Fingerprinting},
  author={K{\'a}roly Boda and {\'A}d{\'a}m M{\'a}t{\'e} F{\"o}ldes and G{\'a}bor Gy{\"o}rgy Guly{\'a}s and S{\'a}ndor Imre},
  booktitle={NordSec},
  year={2011}
}
The techniques of tracking users through their web browsers have greatly evolved since the birth of the World Wide Web, posing an increasingly significant privacy risk. An important branch of these methods, called fingerprinting, is getting more and more attention, because it does not rely on client-side information storage, in contrast to cookie-like techniques. In this paper, we propose a new, browser-independent fingerprinting method. We have tested it on a data set of almost a thousand… CONTINUE READING

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