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Google Chrome to Introduce Improved Cookie Controls Against Online Tracking

Google Chrome to Introduce Improved Cookie Controls Against Online Tracking
May 08, 2019Mohit Kumar
At the company's I/O 2019 developer conference, Google has announced its plan to introduce two new privacy and security-oriented feat...

Firefox 58 to Block Canvas Browser Fingerprinting By Default to Stop Online Tracking

Firefox 58 to Block Canvas Browser Fingerprinting By Default to Stop Online Tracking
October 31, 2017Mohit Kumar
Do you know? Thousands of websites use HTML5 Canvas —a method supported by all major browsers that allow websites to dynamically draw graphi...

Websites Can Now Track You Online Across Multiple Web Browsers

Websites Can Now Track You Online Across Multiple Web Browsers
February 15, 2017Swati Khandelwal
You might be aware of websites, banks, retailers, and advertisers tracking your online activities using different Web "fingerprinti...

Top Websites Using Audio Fingerprinting to Secretly Track Web Users

Top Websites Using Audio Fingerprinting to Secretly Track Web Users
May 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
Despite browsing incognito, blocking advertisements, or hiding your tracks, some websites monitor and track your every move online using ...

Here's How Websites Are Tracking You Online

Here's How Websites Are Tracking You Online
October 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Webmasters can track all your activities on the Internet – even if you have already cleared your browsing history and deleted all saved ...

HTML5 Canvas Fingerprint — Widely Used Unstoppable Web Tracking Technology

HTML5 Canvas Fingerprint — Widely Used Unstoppable Web Tracking Technology
July 23, 2014Mohit Kumar
Till Now we have seen many traditional way of tracking web users, such as using cookies that get saved on user's system may not be avail...
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