Detecting Web Bugs with Bugnosis: Privacy Advocacy through Education

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2482)


This article is a case study in the design, implementation, and deployment of the Bugnosis privacy enhancing tool. Downloaded and installed by over 100,000 users to date, Bugnosis contributes to network privacy indirectly — without any technical protection measures such as filtering or anonymization — by raising awareness about Web bugs and arming users with specific information about current Web site practices.


Covert Channel Origin Server User Tracking Dynamically Link Library Document Object Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Saudi Arabian Monetary AgencyThe Institute of BankingSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentBoston UniversityUSA

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