Fingerprinting data source list: How HTML5 APIs can fingerprint users |

If you think that IP address, cookies and HTTP headers are the only factors used to uniquely identify and track users around the web… you are terribly wrong!New, modern fingerprinting techniques rely on multiple factors:

  • IP address
  • Cookies
  • Language
  • Timezone
  • HTTP headers (User agent, referer, etc)
  • HTML5 APIs (WebRTC, Battery API, etc)
  • HTML5 and CSS3 features detection
  • CSS media queries
  • WebGL
  • Browser plugins (Flash, Silverlight, Java, etc)
  • Browser add-ons
  • Browser options (Do-Not-Track etc)
  • Browser storage
  • System fonts
  • TLS/SSL Session IDs
  • Hardware detection (Camera, Mic, Touch screen, etc)
  • Screen (resolution, color depth, pixel density, etc)
  • Audio and video codecs
  • Accessibility features

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