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Password manager privacy issue

Post by jingo20 » Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:45 pm

Please see this article -

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https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/30/16829804/browser-password-manager-adthink-princeton-research
Is easy privacy blocking these services (AdThink and OnAudience). I wasn't able to find them in the list. These services will inject hidden forms into webpages and get your password manager to autofill them so that they can better track the sites you have logins for/visit.

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Post by smed79 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:39 am

jingo20 wrote:Is easy privacy blocking these services
Yes. https://twitter.com/AdblockPlus/status/ ... 4883753984
jingo20 wrote:I wasn't able to find them in the list
- Adthink (audienceinsights.net) ==> https://github.com/easylist/easylist/se ... t%22&type=
- OnAudience (behavioralengine.com) ==> https://github.com/easylist/easylist/se ... m%22&type=
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Post by -Mark- » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:42 am

As long as such 3rd party scripts are blocked by default, you're safe.

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