• img March 06, 2018

Criminals can build Web dossiers with data collected by browsers

Everybody knows by now that websites collect information about users’ location, visited pages, and other data that can help them improve or monetize the experience. But just a small minority of Internet users realizes that browsers also collect/store information that can help attackers compile a “Web dossier” to be used for future attacks. “An attacker could compile a list of applications you commonly log into from your URL history, including work applications and personal finance … More


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