Canary tokens are customizable tracking links useful for learning about who is clicking on a link and where it’s being shared. Thanks to the way many apps fetch a URL preview for links shared in private chats, canary tokens can even phone home when someone checks a private chat without clicking the link. Canary tokens come in several useful types and can be used even through URL shorteners.
What Is a Canary Token?
A canary token is a unique link designed to detect when someone clicks on it, shares it, or interacts with it in some way. You can think of it like a tripwire left by defenders to… more