Help Net Security: Cybercriminal Adoption of Browser Fingerprinting

Posted on April 17, 2024

Browser fingerprinting has been used by legitimate organizations to uniquely identify web browsers for nearly 15 years. In this article, Kevin Cryan explains browser fingerprinting and how cybercriminals exploit it. 

Originally published in Help Net Security.  


“Browser fingerprinting is used by many legitimate providers to detect bots misusing their services and other suspicious activity, but phishing site authors have also realized its benefits and are using the technique to avoid automated systems that might flag their website as phishing. By implementing their own browser fingerprinting controls loading their site content, threat actors are able to conceal phishing content in real-time.”  

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