Researchers use GPU fingerprinting to track users online


In comparison to current state-of-the-art technologies, the results of their large-scale trial using 2,550 devices with 1,605 different CPU configurations demonstrate that their technology, dubbed ‘DrawnApart,’ may increase the median tracking length by 67 percent.

As a result of these rules, unscrupulous websites have begun to collect other potentially fingerprinting elements such as hardware configuration, operating system, timezones, screen resolution, language, fonts, and so on.

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