Latest Device fingerprint Stories

Collecting Cookie Data And Still Protecting Privacy
2014-03-07 14:38:14

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The browser cookie has long been debated as a troubling side effect of the Internet. Privacy advocates and consumers fear that data collected from cookies are used in nefarious ways. However, publishers typically use the data to understand a site's visitors and target advertising. A group of cryptology engineers at the Saarland University in Germany is the most recent group to tackle the cookie issue, this time by using a cryptographic...

2014-01-27 23:04:01

Protect your business from online fraud and abuse using device fingerprinting linked to over two hundred tests on user profile and history. Saratoga Springs, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 E-HAWK (http://www.e-hawk.net) today added advanced device fingerprinting as part of their Online Vetting Platform and API, giving clients enhanced levels of protection against fraudulent activities, registrations, and account hijacking. The fingerprint is linked to risk level analysis of user data...

Internet Device Fingerprinting On The Rise
2013-10-11 11:16:09

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While tracking cookies attract attention on the Internet, device 'fingerprinting' slips under the radar and has been discovered to be in use to track users by at least 145 of the Web's 10,000 top websites. The findings are part of a study conducted by KU Leuven-iMinds researchers. Fingerprinting is a tactic some websites use to identify devices. "The websites use hidden scripts to extract a device fingerprint from users' browsers....

2013-07-02 23:23:29

idcloak releases a new web privacy article: NOSCRIPT CHROME & NOSCRIPT FIREFOX – BROWSER FINGERPRINT PROTECTION. The article warns of the privacy dangers of browser fingerprinting and recommends two services as protection against it. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Today, idcloak Technologies published a new article on browser fingerprinting, a method used by websites to identify internet users by means of their browser configuration. The article, NOSCRIPT CHROME &...

2011-05-05 06:30:00

BOISE, Idaho, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kount Inc., a leading fraud prevention solution provider, has announced the issuance of another patent for its device fingerprinting and proxy piercing geolocation technologies. U.S. patent number 7,937,467 "Online Machine Data Collection and Archiving Process" was issued to Kount, and describes the generation and analysis of a machine data profile of a customer computer accessing a merchant website. In addition to creating a device fingerprint,...

2010-12-21 08:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 41st Parameter Inc., the leading provider of person-not-present fraud detection and prevention solutions, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company its latest patent, #7,853,533, for an invention the company has branded Time Differential Linking(TM) (TDL). TDL represents a significant advancement in the fight against online and mobile fraud, attaining commercially superior levels of...

2010-01-07 11:19:00

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Kount Inc. is getting set to release the next version of Kount Complete, a powerful fraud-fighting service crucial to the retail industry's battle against online crime, at the National Retail Federation Big Show, Jan. 11-12 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Recognized by the industry for its ability to identify, track and defeat fraudulent orders that have typically gone undetected, Kount Complete is an end-to-end SaaS solution...

2009-06-15 11:29:00

Online retailers, finance executives get first glimpse at Kount XTV and Kount GLP BOISE, Idaho, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Kount Inc. unveiled two new fraud-fighting products today at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE), the largest annual tradeshow in the U.S. for e-retailers being held June 15-19 in Boston. Last year, Kount launched a complete fraud detection system that has proven to be effective in battling the most sophisticated forms of online crime. Having quickly...

2009-04-20 07:00:00

Panel of Security Experts to Address 'Device Fingerprinting Opportunities and Threats' within the Financial Services Industry SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- 41st Parameter Inc., the leading provider of online device intelligence and identification technology, today announced Founder and Chief Innovation Officer Ori Eisen will participate in a panel comprised of device fingerprinting industry experts at the 2009 RSA Conference. The conference will take place at the Moscone Center...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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