Audio Fingerprinting

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by liba, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. liba

    liba Registered Member

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    This new fingerprinting technique can be utilized by technology and marketing companies to deliver targeted advertisements as well as by law enforcement to unmask VPN or Anonymous users, without even decrypting the traffic.


    the newest tracking technology unearthed by the researchers is the one based on fingerprinting a machine’s audio stack through the AudioContext API.

    http://thehackernews.com/2016/05/audio-fingerprint.html

    testing site: https://audiofingerprint.openwpm.com/


    HOW TO PREVENT?

    CENT BROWSER
    http://centbrowser.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=1068
     
  2. mirimir

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  3. ichito

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    I'm curious how SpyShelter would behave in such situation...it has Sound Loggers Protection feature so in "ask user" mode maybe should detect this action?
     
  4. Minimalist

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    You can try it on testing site from OP. Please report back results.
     
  5. liba

    liba Registered Member

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    no.
     
  6. ichito

    ichito Registered Member

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    Some additional info?
    BTW...actualy you are right...SS didn't alerted while testing on page (all rules connected with Firefox, Flash, Plugin Container was temporary removed)...but in fact I don't know what I should expect as the result. On Firefox I received diagram and info in every tested factors but on IE9 nothing was happened and page was empty.
     
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