Author Topic: VPNs sharing data with Facebook.  (Read 1185 times)

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Offline Charyb

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Re: VPNs sharing data with Facebook.
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2018, 10:08:51 PM »
I sincerely hope the facebook privacy scandal(s) could lead to rethinking such schemes,
and opposition against this "a free service meaning,
you the browser user being abused for Big Data profit-optimizing.

Here a link to an article about the ongoing privacy invasion through facebook: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/19/facebook_third_party_site_login_security_leak/

Tracking firms involved in such schemes:

OnAudience -http://api.behavioralengine.com/scripts/be-init.js   User ID (hashed), Email (hashed), Gender
Augur     -https://cdn.augur.io/augur.min.js   Email, Username
Lytics     -https://c.lytics.io/static/io.min.js (loaded via OpenTag)   User ID
ntvk1.ru     -https://p1.ntvk1.ru/nv.js   User ID
ProPS     -http://st-a.props.id/ai.js   User ID (has code to collect more)
Tealium     -http://tags.tiqcdn.com/utag/ipc/
  • /prod/utag.js  User ID

Forter     -https://cdn4.forter.com/script.js?sn=
  • User ID


Use NoScript or uMatrix to block such facebook-log-in personal data slurping 3rd party scripts.

What to think of this suspicious code: https://urlscan.io/result/8d4663cf-9f09-4ff4-b17d-bc086644ee77/content/

and the error or "mock" analysis here:

Quote
suspicious: Warning detected /warning CVE-NO-MATCH Shellcode Engine Binary Threshold
-cdn.augur.io/augur.min.js suspicious
[suspicious:5] (ipaddr:104.20.141.21) -cdn.augur.io/augur.min.js
     status referer - saved 38538 bytes ddf7121abcf24e645ab7a48bc1ac44e559e07218
     info: [decodingLevel=0] found JavaScript
     error: line:21: SyntaxError: missing } after function body:
          error: line:21: f(v)>-1&&(r("surpress",e.error),e.preventDefault(),F||(e.stopPropagation(),e.stopImmediatePropagation()))})}),u.augur=new L)
          error: line:21: ...^
     suspicious: Warning detected /warning CVE-NO-MATCH Shellcode Engine Binary Threshold
above code is being blocked by uBlock Origin.

polonus (volunteer website security analyst and website error-hunter)
« Last Edit: April 21, 2018, 10:42:29 PM by polonus »
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