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New ways to fingerprint Tor Browser users discovered

14
Mar
2016
New ways to fingerprint Tor Browser users discovered

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Users who want to remain anonymous online often opt for using the Tor Browser, which hides their real IP address, but there are techniques that (more or less) malicious actors can used to identify them.

Browser and system fingerprinting are two of them. And while the Tor Project has already implemented a number of countermeasures against different fingerprinting methods, newer ones are popping up every now and then.

The latest ones have been demonstrated by security researcher Jose Carlos Norte.

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