Reconstruction Attack

Reconstruction Attack:

A reconstruction attack is a type of privacy attack on aggregate data that reconstructs a significant portion of a raw dataset. You can think of each aggregate statistic as an equation, where the variables represent the sensitive attributes. With enough information, the system of equations can be solved and all the sensitive attributes determined – a bit like Sudoku. Theresa Stadler, one of Privitar’s research scientists, explains it in this video.

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