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FPSelect: Low-Cost Browser Fingerprints for Mitigating Dictionary Attacks against Web Authentication Mechanisms

Browser fingerprinting consists into collecting attributes from a web browser. Hundreds of attributes have been discovered through the years; each one of them provides a way to distinguish browsers, but also comes with a usability cost (e.g., …

“Guess Who?” Large-Scale Data-Centric Study of the Adequacy of Browser Fingerprints for Web Authentication

Browser fingerprinting consists in collecting attributes from a web browser to build a browser fingerprint. In this work, we assess the adequacy of browser fingerprints as an authentication factor, on a dataset of 4,145,408 fingerprints composed of …