Attack Combines Browser History & Social Net Groups

2010-02-24T15:13:13
ID THREATPOST:1CFA94F3320F29F857AABE993C8CE602
Type threatpost
Reporter Donald Sears
Modified 2018-08-15T13:24:32

Description

A group of researchers have discovered a
simple way to reveal the identity of a user based on his interactions
with social networks. The ‘deanonymization’ attack uses social network groups as well
as some traditional browser history-stealing tactics to narrow down and
find the user behind the browser. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]