XRay: Enhancing the Web's Transparency with Differential Correlation

@inproceedings{Lcuyer2014XRayET,
  title={XRay: Enhancing the Web's Transparency with Differential Correlation},
  author={Mathias L{\'e}cuyer and Guillaume Ducoffe and Francis Lan and Andrei Papancea and Theofilos Petsios and Riley Spahn and Augustin Chaintreau and Roxana Geambasu},
  booktitle={USENIX Security Symposium},
  year={2014}
}
Today’s Web services – such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook – leverage user data for varied purposes, including personalizing recommendations, targeting advertisements, and adjusting prices. At present, users have little insight into how their data is being used. Hence, they cannot make informed choices about the services they choose. To increase transparency, we developed XRay, the first fine-grained, robust, and scalable personal data tracking system for the Web. XRay predicts which data in… CONTINUE READING
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