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Googling Security: How Much Does Google Know About You? by Greg Conti

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Chapter 9. Countermeasures

Web-based information disclosure is a battlefield. Programmers, lawyers, policy makers, informed web users, privacy advocates, and companies square off on all sides of the issue. Meanwhile, typical users carelessly provide sensitive information through their use of online tools, and unbeknownst to these users, their computers and web browsers churn out identifying information. This chapter covers techniques you and your employer can apply now to help increase your anonymity and privacy, and touches on promising areas that will likely assist in the future. This list isn’t complete, nor is it intended to be. However, it is based on years of studying the problem. For security practitioners, some of what I propose might ...

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