Cookies That Give You Away: The Surveillance Implications of Web Tracking

    WWW, pp. 289-299, 2015.

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    Abstract:

    We study the ability of a passive eavesdropper to leverage \"third-party\" HTTP tracking cookies for mass surveillance. If two web pages embed the same tracker which tags the browser with a unique cookie, then the adversary can link visits to those pages from the same user (i.e., browser instance) even if the user's IP address varies. Fur...More

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