panopticlick and chrome

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by popcorn, Dec 21, 2012.

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  1. popcorn

    popcorn Registered Member

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    I'm looking for a tweak/extension that will prevent comodo dragon from been shown as unique at panopticlick https://panopticlick.eff.org/
    cheers

    EDIT - ok seems that ScriptNo is a lot more functional now than when I last looked at it
    this is what I was looking for
     
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  2. lordraiden

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    The only extension able to do this is FireGloves but it's only for firefox.

    The problem is that using Firegloves you may not have a good browsing experience, take a look to the settings and you will understand why.
     
  3. popcorn

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    Hi thanks
    I already use fireglove with waterfox https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=325379&highlight=firegloves

    this is exactly what i'm trying to replicate in dragon
    I have found that ScriptNo does a pretty good job, it ain't No-Script but it seems a lot better than when I first tried it 18mth -2yrs ago
    I really like waterfox but it doesn't function as smoothly as dragon in CIS6 sandbox...yet
    I'm trying to lock dragon down as tight as I had waterfox any suggestions wecome and appreciated :)
     
  4. popcorn

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    Ok update....
    It seems the compatabiity issues between CIS 6 and ExploitShield where causing my issues with waterfox
    I can live without ES until these are resolved
    great news :D
     
  5. shuverisan

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    Might be dumb question but are you using it to block JavaScript too? Assuming you're after the user agent feature in ScriptNo, it only works for sites you're blocking Javascript on. Its ua strings for Chrome and Fireofox are way outdated and that will significantly raise your uniqueness. Just sayin.

    You can also change the ua string with the command line switch.
    http://peter.sh/experiments/chromium-command-line-switches/#user-agent
     
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    I had not heard of waterfox. I just downloaded the portable version. Thanks for the tip.

    I can't use Firegloves. It screws with my browsing too much. But one idea that I have thought of is using a different browser for different identities. I guess there is some kind of ID with each download that sets it apart, even with all of the same addons and settings.
     
  7. popcorn

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    No worries and thanks for the tip :thumb: I now have a couple of portable versions of waterfox as well as my default browser (dragon) all configured differently with different sandbox/restriction settings.
    Browser 1 - private/anon use
    Browser 2 - secure use - banking/shopping/etc
    Browser 3 - general browsing

    I really like waterfox, it's much quicker than firefox on my system. Firegloves does require a lot of patience :doubt:

    @awkwardpenguin - I somehow missed your post until now o_O Thanks for the link You can also change the ua string with the command line switch. http://peter.sh/experiments/chromium...es/#user-agent
    I have been looking for something like this :) :thumb:
     
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