Tag: cybersecurity

  • Is user-agent a privacy concern?

    Recently, I had a discussion with an e-commerce client about the implications of logging user-agents for their customers. Are there any privacy concerns involved? Can this data be used for anything other than identifying the browsers customers use to visit the site? And what about customers browsing in incognito mode – does the user-agent reveal…

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  • Amazon is blocking my VPN (which is hosted on AWS!)

    I run a very simple OpenVPN server in an Amazon Lightsail VM. This is to provide me with a ’static’ IP address, I can whitelist for access to some services. However, recently, I’ve noticed Amazon (.co.uk) has been blocking me from using the shopping site when connected to my VPN. I will get the following…

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