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Chromium Wheel Smooth Scroller, which is an extension for Chrome browser really seems a nice product. But, on the security side, "it can access your data on all websites", this is the official ...
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I wanted to install this extension, but I have security concerns. The extension needs permission to "Access your data on all websites". This makes sense, but I presume this includes password and ...
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I wanted to check if this extension was safe and secure ? When I enter my banking credentials on the IRCTC website , will it save my banking details and if yes , can anyone else access that details ...
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Some Chrome Extension Redirects me to Malicious Sites When Amazon.com is Accessed

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Why do Chrome apps ask for access to all information?

And is it necessary? Are there any 3rd parties that rate apps for security and things of the sort?
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Block extensions from being installed in Google Chrome

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How big of a risk are popular Chrome extensions?

I'm about to switch to Chromium and I installed a couple of extensions. Each time I installed an extension I was notified of which data the extension has access to, e.g.: I do understand that ...
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How to implement a secure personal web browser on an office PC?

My employer has a thankfully enlightened view regarding web usage during working hours and I would prefer to remain signed into my own personal web pages that I will view during quiet periods or ...