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Re: [tor-talk] Privacy Badger



On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 08:05:17PM -0700, Mike Perry wrote:
> Garrett Robinson:
> > On 8/28/15 7:01 PM, Mike Perry wrote:
> > > sg.info@email-postfach.info:
> > >> Hi guys and girls,
> > >> are there security issues using the privacy badger from eff.org with the tor browser ? 
> > >> Or: Is there are a need to use privacy badger or is this utility dispensable ?
> > > 
> > > The filters in use by Privacy Badger are fingerprintable - it is
> > > possible for sites to determine that you have it installed.
> > 
> > Since Privacy Badger uses a learning heuristic based on the sites you
> > visit, it actually might possible for it to leak information about your
> > browsing history too.
> 
> Yikes! I didn't know this. This is especially bad, especially if Privacy
> Badger has custom storage mechanisms for this that aren't cleared
> regularly (which you touch on below). It may also result in browsing
> history leaking to disk, which wouldn't normally happen in the default
> Tor Browser.

Mike, I'm interesting, You personaly are using some adblockers or Noscript in Your everyday
webserfing?

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