Font Fingerprinting

Websites may not be able to identify you, but they can probably identify your web browser. Your browser sends a lot of information back to …

Fake Chrome Font Update Attack Distributes Backdoor

Fingerprinting capabilities included in the injected code trigger the attack if certain criteria are met (targeted country, correct User-Agent (Chrome on Windows) and proper referer). If the social engineering scheme is successful and the user accepts to install the fake font pack, a file named Font_Chrome.exe is downloaded and executed, and their system is infected … Read more

Forged Documents and Microsoft Fonts

Forged Documents and Microsoft Fonts A set of documents in Pakistan were detected as forgeries because their fonts were not in circulation at the time the documents were dated. Tags: Read full news article on Schneier on Security