[HackerNews] New Attack Let Attacker Collect and Spoof Browser’s Digital Fingerprints

A “potentially devastating and hard-to-detect threat” could be abused by attackers to collect users’ browser fingerprinting information with the goal of spoofing the victims without their knowledge, thus effectively compromising their privacy.
Academics from Texas A&M University dubbed the attack system “Gummy Browsers,” likening it to a nearly 20-year-old “Gummy Fingers” technique that can

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