How your User Agent String ID's you

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by CloneRanger, Jun 3, 2014.

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  1. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    I realise that the investigation etc pertains to the Zeus/Cryptolocker malware. But one of the interesting things mentioned in the PDF is, what use the FBI etc made of the "user agent string." Something to be aware of etc, even if you're not a crim !

    Lots of other interesting info in there too.
     
  2. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

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    Clueless criminals make good canaries ;)
     
  3. caspian

    caspian Registered Member

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    If I download a browser one day, delete it, and download it again another day, will it have the same user agent string?
     
  4. CloneRanger

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    @ caspian

    If it's the EXACT same version, then Yes
     
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