How Websites Can Identify You By Your Browser Extensions and Web Logins?

This week we are excited to announce a new privacy-awareness raising project, which is a result of our collaboration with Privatics team. We demonstrate how websites can detect two aspects of your online behavior:

  • What extensions you have installed. For example, if you block ads by AdBlock Plus or whether you are trying to protect yourself from tracking using Ghostery or Disconnect.
  • Which websites you are logged into. For example, websites can now whether you have entered your Gmail, Twitter or accessed your Facebook.

Check out whether your browser is trackable at and read more in a blog post by Gábor Gulyás, a postdoc from Privatics.