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You can be identified through various methods that use the fonts in your browser to create a unique identity or fingerprint. This allows you to be tracked over time in the same browser. One method is similar to Canvas fingerprinting where a web site will render a font in your browser then use the rendering…

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Canvas fingerprinting is a common method used to identify you when browsing the web. This method works by using HTML5 and JavaScript to draw a picture. You can’t see this picture. But once your browser renders it, the binary code used to generate the pixels creates a digital signature that is completely or largely different…

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WebRTC is a technology that is used to deliver communication capabilities such as video chat, screen sharing and some other really cool stuff. But in order to do that well, it also digs into your system internals to pull and reveal your actual IP address, even if you are using a proxy or a VPN.…

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WebGL is a JavaScript API that is used to provide 3D graphics in a browser even if the user doesn’t have plugins to provide this functionality. Very cool right? Well, not if you are going for privacy. Because that same technology can be used to make a fingerprint of your device to identify you as…

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tl;dr Bad bug reports cost your team time. Write and demand good bug reports using this checklist Short specific title Numbered steps to replicate Description of failed expectations Include your thoughts only at the right time Choose correct visual aids (screenshots vs screencasts vs nothing) Get your whole team on board Good Bug Reports Make…

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