Re: [rtcweb] Notes on security for browser-based screen/application sharing

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Tue, 26 March 2013 21:15 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Notes on security for browser-based screen/application sharing
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On 03/26/2013 09:00 PM, Timothy B. Terriberry wrote:
> Stephen Farrell wrote:
>> Are there other things on the user's device that might
>> end up being shared? E.g. accelerometers or other sensors.
>> There have been papers demonstrating that access to such
>> information can reveal lots of things, e.g. passwords.
> 
> You mean like <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=681562>?

Yep. Are the use-cases in webrtc for that kind of sensor
data to be made available over the n/w or is it all handled
locally?

Ta,
S.

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