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Researchers develop first reliable technique to track web users across browsers
February 10, 2017
A team of researchers led by Yinzhi Cao, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at Lehigh University has developed the first cross-browser fingerprinting technique to use machine-level features to identify users. The work is described in a paper titled "(Cross-) Browser Fingerprinting via OS and Hardware Level Features." Cao and his colleagues are scheduled to present their findings at the Internet Society's Network and Distributed System Security Symposium.
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