Commit cee5f821 authored by intrigeri's avatar intrigeri
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Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/doc/11025-browser-fingerprint' (Closes: #11025)

parents 82464718 b9516b03
......@@ -112,8 +112,8 @@ tracked by tickets prefixed with `todo/test_suite:`.
* Compare the fingerprint of Tails and the latest Tor Browser using at least
<> (automate: [[!tails_ticket 10262]])
- The exposed User-Agent should match the latest Tor Browser's one.
- Update the [[fingerprint section|support/known_issues#fingerprint]] of the
known issues page if needed.
- Update the *Browser fingerprint* section of the
[[known issues|support/known_issues]] if needed.
* WebRTC should be disabled: (automate: [[!tails_ticket 10264]])
- In `about:config` check that `media.peerconnection.enabled` is set to
......@@ -27,22 +27,22 @@ To make it difficult to distinguish Tails users,
**<span class="application">Tor Browser</span> in Tails tries to provide the same information as <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> on other operating systems** in
order to have similar fingerprints.
Refer to the [[fingerprint section of our list of known issues
|support/known_issues#fingerprint]] to know if there are differences
between the fingerprints of <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> inside and outside of Tails.
Apart from that, **some of the <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> extensions included in Tails are
specific to Tails**. More sophisticated
attacks can use those differences to distinguish Tails users.
For example, Tails includes <span class="application">uBlock
Origin</span> which removes advertisements. If an attacker can determine
Tails includes the <span class="application">uBlock
Origin</span> extension which removes advertisements. If an attacker can determine
that you are not downloading the advertisements that are included in a
webpage, that could help identify you as a Tails user.
For the moment, you should consider that **no special care is taken
No special care is taken
regarding the fingerprint of the [[<span class="application">Unsafe
For your ISP or local network administrator
......@@ -527,6 +527,9 @@ This issue has been reported on the following hardware:
Note: If we enable again this section in the future, we should link to
it from /doc/about/fingerprint.mdwn.
<a id="fingerprint"></a>
Browser fingerprint
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