March 23, 2017 Steven Avery

reader comments 3 Share this story In early 2015, architects of Google’s Android mobile operating system introduced a new feature that was intended to curtail the real-time tracking of smartphones as their users traversed retail stores, city streets, and just about anywhere else. A recently published research paper found that…

February 14, 2017 Nicole Latta

Enlarge / System architecture of a cross-browser tracking system. reader comments 107 Share this story Researchers have recently developed the first reliable technique for websites to track visitors even when they use two or more different browsers. This shatters a key defense against sites that identify visitors based on the…