GCHQ and NSA ‘track Google cookies’

by | December 11, 2013 5:37 pm



The latest Snowden leak suggests US and UK cyberspies are taking advantage of Google’s proprietary cookie technology in an effort to track suspects. Documents published by the Washington Post refer to the NSA and GCHQ’s use of “GooglePrefIDs” – files containing a numeric code placed on computers to help the search firm remember users. The…

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