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Tracking Trackers: The New Hiding Game, Leveraging CNAME Entries In DNS Records

The subterfuge of the listed domains is also evident in many of your favorite destinations. Test it for yourself at  https://trackingthetrackers.com/

The subterfuge of the listed domains is also evident in many of your favorite destinations. Test it for yourself at https://trackingthetrackers.com/

Brought to my attention by the inimitable Trey Blalock firewallling all-the-things at Firewall Consultants, comes a new cookie-debacle (also known as CNAME Cloaking) being perpetrated by many so-called ‘legitimate’ web properties floating out and about in the information refuse-pit known colloquially as the Interweb. Note: The list of sites in the image are all culprits and culpable. Use TrackingTheTrackers to discover how much milage that Red Pill was provisioned for you, in your exquisite ambulatory journey down the rabbit hole of DNS record manipulation.

“How come AdBlock, Adblock Plus, uBlock Origin, Ghostery, Brave and Firefox are letting a third-party tracker from Eulerian, a leading tracking company, execute their script freely on fortuneo.fr, one of the biggest online bank in France?” – via Romain Cointepas, writing at NextDNS blog


*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2019/12/3/tracking-trackers-the-new-hiding-game-leveraging-cname-entries-in-dns-records