Monday, September 5, 2016

Browser Fingerprinting Study: Sign Up Today

Hi, all,

Please find below an invitation by Dr. Zinaida Benenson, from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, for you to participate in her browser fingerprinting study. Participation takes less than 1 minute per week and no account is needed to sign up.

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Luiza Rezende
about.me/luizasrezende

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"My research group seeks support for an innovative browser fingerprinting study. Participation takes less than 1 minute per week, no account is needed to sign up: https://browser-fingerprint.cs.fau.de

The study is running for 6 months, here are the first statistics: https://browser-fingerprint.cs.fau.de/statistics

Your support would help all research groups over the world that do research on browser fingerprinting, as we are going to release an open data set of fingerprints at the end of 2016. Till now, everybody has to compile their own data set, and this is extremely time-consuming.

Our data set will be unique, because through our novel study design we have an unprecedented level of ground truth: We can assign each fingerprint to a particular (of course, anonymized) participant. In all other projects, recurring participants are recognized through cookies, which is very error-prone, as people delete their cookies"


Dr. Zinaida Benenson
Human Factors in Security and Privacy Group
Chair for IT Security Infrastructures
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg