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Worries about big data and privacy are all over the news, but our new research shows that big data can also help better understand users' privacy concerns.
First paper on how to use behavioral data to determine content sensitivity, via the clues that users give as to what information they consider private or sensitive through their use of Quora privacy enhancing product features. We show that data sensitivity is a nuanced measure that should be viewed on a continuum rather than as a binary concept, and advance the idea that machine learning over behavioral data can be effectively used in order to develop product features that can help keep users safe.
19% of users feel the need to conceal some of their browsing activity. Women use their browser private mode mainly for searching information and shopping, Men for various activities including searching information, looking up people and adult sites.
EDIT (Tuesday 2nd August) Microsoft Statement is available from here EDIT (Sunday 31th July) The flaw is fixed: I had a phone call with some people from Microsoft yesterday (yes on a Saturday) and they told me they fixed the problem. I will update this post with their response as soon as it is out. The […]
We analyze how each of the major browser implements the private browsing mode and show their limitations and describe attacks against them. We also measure on which kind of website people use the private browsing mode.