Results for "fingerprinting"
Fingerprinting refers to the process of gathering information about a system at first contact. It is commonly used by malware to determine whether a system is vulnerable to certain attacks.
August 29, 2016 - This post covers the information disclosure bugs in Internet Explorer and Edge that we sometimes refer to as 'fingerprinting'. We review past flaws as well as a currently unpatched one used in the wild before exploring some long term mitigations.
June 28, 2016 - Since the disappearance of Angler EK, exploit kit activity is at one of its lowest it has been in a long time. The focus is therefore on Neutrino EK, which has somewhat picked up the pieces, although at a much lower rate. In this post we look at a change recently noticed with the Flash exploit Neutrino uses, which now includes fingerprinting of the user's machine.
April 2, 2016 - Threat actors refine a malvertising campaign leading to Magnitude EK.
November 6, 2015 - A new version of Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit is out and sticks it to the bad guys.
September 16, 2021 - What are cookies, are they good or bad, how do they work, and why are some browsers banning third-party cookies?
August 13, 2021 - How your VPN is supposed to hide your IP address, and how to check if it actually is.
August 5, 2021 - We give a brief overview of Tor, the secure communications tool. We explain what it is, how you can use it, and some of the potential drawbacks.
April 13, 2021 - Researchers have discovered 9 vulnerabilities in popular TCP/IP stacks that could affect 100 Million or more devices.
April 9, 2021 - Google promised that its third-party cookie replacement—called FLoC—will preserve user privacy. Its trial calls that into question.