Tor users, beware: ‘Scheme flooding’ technique may be used to deanonymize you

 In Fraud Reports

By probing for installed apps with custom URL schemes, it’s possible to build a 32-bit unique fingerprint FingerprintJS, maker of a browser-fingerprinting library for fraud prevention, on Thursday said it has identified a more dubious fingerprinting technique capable of generating a consistent identifier across different desktop browsers, including the Tor Browser.…

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