You are what you like! Information leakage through users’ Interests
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Date: 6 Feb 2012
Document Type: Presentations
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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2012
We show how seemingly harmless interests, such as Music interests, can leak privacy sensitive information. We infer users’ undisclosed attributes using other users’ public attributes sharing similar interests. We validate our technique on more than 110K Profiles to show that it efficiently predicts attributes that are often hidden.