Taking Off Your NameTag

added by DotNetKicks
12/29/2017 1:55:28 PM

1 Kicks, 262 Views

Recently, there's been some excitement over the discovery that some sites are (ab)using browser password managers to identify users even when they're not logged in. This technique (I call it the "NameTag vulnerability") isn't new or novel, but the research showing that it's broadly being used "in the wild" is certainly interesting1, and may motivate...