Font Fingerprint Defender

Font Fingerprint Defender

Defending against Font fingerprinting by reporting a fake value.

Font Fingerprint Defender
What is Font Fingerprint Defender?
'Font Fingerprint Defender' is a simple yet effective Edge add-on providing privacy protection by effectively guarding against font fingerprinting. It veils your real font fingerprint, reporting a randomized fake value instead. The add-on renews this fake font fingerprint everytime you visit a website or refresh a page, thereby intensifying your online privacy. This lite, user-friendly add-on requires no adjustments - simply add it to your browser and start browsing with enhanced privacy.
Stats
Rating: 5.00 (2)
Version: 0.1.5 (Last updated: 2023-04-24)
Creation date: 2020-12-29
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • notifications
Size: 36.92K
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Font Fingerprint Defender
Font Fingerprint Defender (v0.1.5)
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Summary

Font Fingerprint Defender is a lite add-on that let you easily hide your real font fingerprint by reporting a random fake value and protect your privacy.

This add-on does NOT block the fingerprint, instead, it simply adds a small noise to the actual fingerprint and "renews" it every time you visit a website or reload a page. It is important to note that, this add-on does not have any settings or options to adjust. Simply add it to your browser and start surfacing the internet. If you want to test this add-on, please visit a website that show your fingerprint (i.e. webbrowsertools.com/font-fingerprint/). Every time you reload the page, you will see a new fake fingerprint.

Note 1: depending on your browser and platform, you may need to (Shift+Refresh) a web page to renew Font fingerprint.

Note 2: In order to report bugs, please visit add-on's homepage (https://mybrowseraddon.com/font-defender.html) and fill the bug report form.

User reviews
weqffer
by Salvador, 2022-08-10

Useful privacy extension
by Violet, 2022-09-04

weqffer
by Salvador, 2022-08-10
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Safety
Risk impact

Font Fingerprint Defender may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Font Fingerprint Defender has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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