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by morganism
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Security
Topic: coveryourtracks.eff
Replies: 0
Views: 76

coveryourtracks.eff

https://coveryourtracks.eff.org

Our tests indicate that you have you have strong protection against Web tracking, though your software isn’t checking for Do Not Track policies.
Is your browser:
Blocking tracking ads? Yes
Blocking invisible trackers? Yes
Protecting you from fingerprinting? Yes
by morganism
Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Security
Topic: PNG and Hidden Pixels
Replies: 0
Views: 2005

PNG and Hidden Pixels

The new Hidden Pixels decoder at FotoForensics checks how much padding is available. If it is enough to fill out 1 or more rows of pixels, then it increases the image height accordingly.

https://www.hackerfactor.com/blog/index ... ixels.html
by morganism
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Security
Topic: Service workers allow website authors to intercept all network requests to their websites
Replies: 0
Views: 1433

Service workers allow website authors to intercept all network requests to their websites

Service workers allow website authors to intercept all network requests to their websites https://www.theguardian.com/info/developer-blog/2015/nov/04/building-an-offline-page-for-theguardiancom https://developers.google.com/web/fundamentals/primers/service-workers "You must be running a browser that...
by morganism
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Web Tech
Topic: fyi: You can bypass youtube ads by adding a dot after the domain
Replies: 0
Views: 1898

fyi: You can bypass youtube ads by adding a dot after the domain

from a reddit post "For example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuB8VUICGqc // will occasionally show ads https://www.youtube.com./watch?v=DuB8VUICGqc // will not show ads It's a commonly forgotten edge case, websites forget to normalize the hostname, the content is still served, but there's no hos...
by morganism
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: Security
Topic: Firefox url stripping of tracking info
Replies: 2
Views: 17020

Re: Firefox url stripping of tracking info

oh, and this looks like local storage, don't know how it goes into the SQL profile... "Private Bookmarks enables a special password-protected bookmark folder. Your private bookmarks are encrypted with your chosen password. This is not an online service, and you are in control of what data leaves you...
by morganism
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Security
Topic: Firefox url stripping of tracking info
Replies: 2
Views: 17020

Firefox url stripping of tracking info

This looks pretty sweet, i can't check it tho... "This extension will automatically remove tracking elements from URLs to help protect your privacy when browse through the Internet. Many websites use tracking elements in the URL (e.g. https://example.com?utm_source=newsletter1&utm_medium=email&utm_c...
by morganism
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Security
Topic: The inception bar: a new phishing method-( captive site)
Replies: 0
Views: 9031

The inception bar: a new phishing method-( captive site)

this is a browser capture method, and may trap you at the site if you dont have NoScrpipt active. "I don’t want to keep you any longer. If you’re still stuck here, one way to get out is to go to the Hacker News discussion and upvote this article." "In Chrome for mobile, when the user scrolls down, t...
by morganism
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Web Tech
Topic: Adblockers Performance Study
Replies: 0
Views: 1669

Adblockers Performance Study

Duck Duck doesnt fare so well...

https://whotracks.me/blog/adblockers_pe ... study.html

"That all popular content-blockers are very efficient, having sub-millisecond median decision time per request"
by morganism
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Web Tech
Topic: Artificial intelligence, algorithmic pricing, and collusion
Replies: 0
Views: 1566

Artificial intelligence, algorithmic pricing, and collusion

"This column uses experiments with pricing algorithms powered by AI in a controlled environment to demonstrate that even relatively simple algorithms systematically learn to play sophisticated collusive strategies. Most worrying is that they learn to collude by trial and error, with no prior knowled...
by morganism
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Security
Topic: Redirect Detective
Replies: 0
Views: 88146

Redirect Detective

Learn where the redirects go... http://redirectdetective.com/ Redirect Detective is a free redirect checker that allows you to see the complete path a redirected URL goes through. "Some of the many uses for Redirect Detective are: See where an affiliate link goes to and what affiliate network is bei...
by morganism
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Security
Topic: Reverse engineering of a Huawei P20 from China
Replies: 0
Views: 88204

Reverse engineering of a Huawei P20 from China

Reverse engineering of a Huawei P20 from China

https://twitter.com/fs0c131y/status/1051568180748013569

In this request, the phone is sending - your country - your province - your city - phone locale - the website you requested
by morganism
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Security
Topic: ungoogled-chromium is a set of configuration flags, patches,
Replies: 0
Views: 91075

ungoogled-chromium is a set of configuration flags, patches,

"due to Chrome’s new user-unfriendly forced login policy — I won’t be using it going forward." https://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2018/09/23/why-im-leaving-chrome/ "ungoogled-chromium is a set of configuration flags, patches, and custom scripts. These components altogether strive to accomplish...
by morganism
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Security
Topic: Mozilla is malware, sorry but no other way to put it.
Replies: 1
Views: 92109

Re: Mozilla is malware, sorry but no other way to put it.

"But this time I had to go further and open the “Debug add-ons” page, and there I saw two add-ons not listed anywhere else — fxmonitor@mozilla.org.xpi and telemetry-coverage-bug1487578@mozilla.org. https://medium.com/@neothefox/firefox-installs-add-ons-into-your-browser-without-consent-again-d3e2c8e...