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Font Fingerprinting – How to Protect Yourself

JavaScript fonts fingerprint

Font fingerprinting is one of the easiest ways to track visitors to a website. This can be done with JavaScript, and because you can not give up on JavaScript, you can easily be identified on the Internet through your fonts. This web tracking method appears to be very difficult to combat by simple users. Simple …

Canvas fingerprinting self defense

Computers fingerprinting

1. What is canvas fingerprinting? The term canvas fingerprinting appeared for the first time in 2012 in the document Pixel Perfect: Fingerprinting Canvas in HTML5 published by Keaton Mowery and Hovav Shacham from Department of Computer Science and Engineering University of California, San Diego La Jolla, California, USA. Until the date of the document’s publication, …