How to Prevent Browser Fingerprinting

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With the recent growth in tracking among web users, everyone has become even more concerned about their privacy. However, it’s been getting harder to take proper care of your privacy since just as safety measures evolve, so do the new ways of obtaining your data. The most recent & detailed one is browser fingerprinting. The trickiest part about it, that you simply cannot disable, block or hide from it with a VPN. However, it is still possible to mask your information and in this very article, we’ll run through the topic of how to prevent browser fingerprint with Multilogin to restore your privacy.

The new age of Spoofing

Browser fingerprinting is a relatively hard thing to get rid of. Mainly due to it being an automatic process that happens every single time you access a website. The original purpose is to get correctly displayed websites accordingly to all of your parameters like language, screen resolution, browser type and so on.

Sadly it has moved past working to your advantage only and became more applicable to digital marketers that collect your data without knowing when to stop. Now, it is exactly the right time to make it stop, even though it might sound hard, we assure you – it’s not impossible.

Preventing browser fingerprinting can be done in various ways, yet our approach is slightly easier than solutions usually used by the general majority. Instead of fighting fingerprinting, trying to restrict or block it, we will simply feed it the misleading, wrong information.


The ultimate solution against Browser Fingerprinting: Multilogin.

There are various plugins and extensions available to help you with spoofing one element at a time, yet we have discovered the perfect solution for smart workers, not hard ones. 

The Multilogin app has a slightly different approach against fingerprinting. It totally doesn’t stop the fingerprinting process at once, instead, it creates a whole new realistic user profile that is mimicking a physical device, letting websites read that instead. 

Another nice feature that Multilogin providers, is the two browsers – Mimic & Stealthfox. Both of which are primarily focused on fighting the browser fingerprinting with added fingerprint management capabilities. Both of the browsers are supporting different engines, while Mimic works on Chromium engine, the Stealthfox does on a Firefox one.

In case you are not sure how to use proxies with Multilogin, do not worry, we’ve got your back with a tutorial on how to integrate proxies into the Multilogin application.

Privacy-focused browsers like Tor and Brave are excellent for this kind of job. Both browsers won’t store any of your information, automatically clear cookies after your browsing session and stop third-party ad tracking. Tor clearly claims that they aim to make each user appear the same, misleading the websites and making your fingerprint less unique.

Fake your Canvas ID with extensions like CanvasBlocker. It will either fake readout API or block some websites’ Javascript API’s that are used for fingerprinting.

Utilize a User-Agent Spoofer like Chameleon that goes through various user agents in the selected time intervals. This is another option where each time your browser gets fingerprinted, at least one of the attributes will be already different. In addition, you can use a different user switcher, just remember to select a rotating one, not static. 

Even though all of these options are sounding nice, most of them have their unique pros and cons over the others. An agent spoofer only changes one attribute while browsers like Tor are simply vulnerable to IP leaks and is funded by the US government. Just to make it easy for you, we strictly encourage you to look into Multilogin a bit more, as well as give it a proper try.

Augustas Frost

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Augustas Frost is a valued contributor at Proxy-Cheap, specializing in proxy-related content. With a knack for simplifying complex topics, he's your go-to source for understanding the world of proxies.
Outside his work, Augustas explores the latest tech gadgets and embarking on hiking adventures.