[tor-bugs] #16678 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Enhance KeyboardEvent fingerprinting protection for unusual characters

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Tue Sep 26 06:56:58 UTC 2017

#16678: Enhance KeyboardEvent fingerprinting protection for unusual characters
 Reporter:  arthuredelstein                      |          Owner:  sysrqb
     Type:  enhancement                          |         Status:
                                                 |  needs_review
 Priority:  Medium                               |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-fingerprinting,                  |  Actual Points:
  TorBrowserTeam201709                           |
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 Reviewer:                                       |        Sponsor:
Changes (by sysrqb):

 * status:  needs_revision => needs_review


 As mentioned on the ML [0], I pushed a final branch [1] for this.

 One commit suppressed the keydown event for Dead keys [2], and the other
 commit is mostly fixups and improves based on Arthur's feedback [3].

 [0] https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tbb-
 [1] https://github.com/sysrqb/tor-browser/tree/bug16678_2
 [2] https://github.com/sysrqb/tor-
 [3] https://github.com/sysrqb/tor-

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/16678#comment:17>
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