FPDetective: Dusting the Web for Fingerprinters

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Provided by: Association for Computing Machinery
Topic: Security
Format: PDF
In the modern web, the browser has emerged as the vehicle of choice, which users are to trust, customize, and use, to access a wealth of information and online services. However, recent studies show that the browser can also be used to invisibly fingerprint the user: a practice that may have serious privacy and security implications. In this paper, the authors report on the design, implementation and deployment of FPDetective, a framework for the detection and analysis of web-based finger-printers.
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