Third-party web trackers log what you type before submitting

An extensive study looking into the top 100k ranking websites has revealed that many are leaking information you enter in the site forms to third-party trackers before you even press submit.

This leaked data includes personal identifiers, email addresses, usernames, passwords, or even messages entered into forms and then deleted and never actually submitted.

This data leak is sneaky because internet users automatically assume that the information they type on websites isn’t saved until they submit it, but for almost 3% of all tested sites, this isn’t the case.

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Source: Bleeping Computer