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TCP/IP headers leak info about what you’re watching on Netflix

An infosec educator from the United States Military Academy at West Point have taken a look at Netflix’s HTTPS implementation, and reckons all he needs to know what programs you like is a bit of passive traffic capture. The problem, writes Michael Kranch (with collaborator Andrew Reed), is information in TCP/IP headers are enough to leak content information.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register

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