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Make Chrome automatically load insecure content for specific pages/websites

Is it possible to have Chrome load content for specific web pages? I have this page that I go to all the time and I am tired of clicking on the shield each time(to load anyway). I don't want to have ...
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Is Chromium Wheel Smooth Scroller secure?

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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Blocking a trusted certificate in Google Chrome

Is it possible to somehow block a certain certificate that is currently trusted by my browser? The reason is the recently discovered Heartbleed-attack which I also found out to affect my netbanking ...
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What Trusted Root Certification Authorities should I trust?

After two recent Slashdot articles (#1 #2) about questionable Root Certificates installed on machines, I decided to take a closer look at what I have installed on my machines. (I use current versions ...
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Can not access any site with Chrome but Chromium does access any site well at the same time

I'm in for trouble with Chrome on my Mac after I backed to my home. The problem is I can not access the site such https://www.google.com with error code "ERR_ACCESS_DENIED". Even It's not restricted ...
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Why the indicator for https condition at left side of URL bar alerted in yellow

Why the indicator for https condition at left side of URL bar alerted in yellow I would like to know why the indicator for https condition at left side of URL bar alerted in yellow even when I just ...
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“Cannot connect to the real Gmail.com”

Dunno what happened, but suddenly I cannot connect to Gmail from Chrome on this computer: Under "more" it says: What does this mean? gmail.com normally uses encryption (SSL) to protect ...
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Internet connection dies after some time

Hi, I am using a HP ProBook 4440. I am using the Internet using WiFi connections using the university WiFi but for the last few days I can't get a continuous Internet connection. Whenever I connect ...
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Chome Incognito session cookie location?

What is the location of Chromes Incognito cookies while Incognito is active? We know the location for regular cookies in Chrome for Windows 7 is at: c:\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\user ...
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What is PLACEIMPMACROHERE?

I've noticed calls coming from my PC to the url PLACEIMPMACROHERE when accessing certain websites in Chrome - usually after they've been open for awhile. I also see when looking at Google that this ...
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Chunkvnc - Instantsupport.exe shown as malware

We are using Chunkvnc from a long time. But it is shown as malicious by so many antivirus. I have Instantsupport.exe in my website which my customers download to connect us remotely. But when file is ...
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Google Chrome - Extension ZenMate

I have started using the ZenMate extension for Google Chrome, it is amazing at hiding you from the web by (1) encrypting your traffic and (2) by hiding your ip. My only concern is that how safe is ...
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Can I configure Chrome to block insecure content on mixed pages

In Chrome I've noticed that I occasionally get mixed-content warnings in the url bar, eg: Can I configure Chrome to block mixed content, not just warn about it (or, if I have accidentally dismissed ...
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How can I be sure that a Google Chrome extension isn't doing evil things?

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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298 views

Chrome - Why am I automatically authenticated to a web app even after clearing browser cookies?

I am accessing a web application using Chrome. If I sign out of the app and clear all Chrome history/cookies/etc (even Flash cookies which are now handled by Chrome in the same Clear History area) ...
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1answer
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Exception / Policy based chrome plugin to disallow traffic to certain domainds/subdomains

I just installed Windows 8.1 and I forgot to note how my great plugin was called. As soon as you entered a site on Chrome it would show you (if you clicked the icon) which sites where accessed for ...
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Can Google Employees See My Passwords Saved in Google Chrome?

I understand that we are really tempted to save our passwords in Google Chrome. The likely benefit is two fold, You don't need to (memorize and) input those long and cryptic passwords. These are ...
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221 views

Why is my router admin account able to be hacked so easily?

I was messing around with my settings on a old D-LINK DIR-600 wireless router. I've been tweaking the settings a bit for various purposes. So when I recently go to type the first few digits of the IP ...
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1answer
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http Redirect to https Sometimes Leads to “this page contains other resources which are not secure”

In Chrome (though I may have seen similar behavior in other browsers), type in http://www.google.com. You will always be redirected to https://www.google.com. Usually when I do this, I get the good ...
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How does Google Chrome's Sandbox work?

I was reading some articles regarding Google Chrome's sandbox and watched a video but I don't have quite a full understanding of it. I read somewhere that it depends on Windows for its security so ...
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Security certificate has been revoked Chrome

Some days back I started receiving below message in Chrome whenever I open site with a secure connection such as https://www.facebook.com or https://www.gmail.com Security certificate has been ...
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1answer
428 views

My Java applets won't run in HTML

My Java applet runs fine when I open the HTML in AppletViewer, but when I open the html in like Chrome, it just says "Error, click for more details" and the details say that my security options ...
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326 views

Can a browser plugin/addon access my passwords?

It's increasingly becoming the case that many browser extensions and plugins require access to "all my data" (in both Chrome and Firefox; I will not comment on Internet Explorer). I'm wondering if ...
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832 views

Can search engine hijack be prevented in Chrome

Is there a way to prevent installers from changing the default search engine in Chrome? Answers to a similar question talk about a "Protector" feature in development versions from 2011, but I can't ...
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Why do some websites show the company name next to the URL?

Some websites show the company name next to the URL (in Chrome) and some don't. How do I set this up for my website? Is there a reason why or why I wouldn't want to do this?
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237 views

Google Chrome and jabber connection

I just see in netstat output that Google Chrome established jabber connection to Google IPs. Anybody have ideas why? GMail chat is off. root@debian:~# netstat -tnp Active Internet connections (w/o ...
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1answer
52 views

Seeing bit count of RSA in Chrome

When I surf on an HTTPS site in Chrome, how can I see the bit count used by their RSA encryption? (e.g. 1024 bit, 2048 bit...)
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Block extensions from being installed in Google Chrome

System Information OS: Windows Vista Home Premium User: Standard User Objective Stop the Standard User from installing any extensions in Google Chrome. There is one currently installed for AVG ...
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Crome crash, “Update Sync Passphase” - Browser hacked? [closed]

I went to a link at simplyhired.com and my browser crashed. When I reload it, I get the message, "Sync Error: Update sync passphrase" This might just be an innocent crash, but it sure sounds like a ...
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133 views

Chrome >= Beta vs. Stable from security aspect

While I always read the huge list of security related fixes for Stable in the Chromium blog, I never see the Beta or any other version getting these fixes. As in: There is no such "announcement" in ...
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How do you block referrer logging in Google Chrome?

I've searched though all the settings I can find in Chrome but can't determine how to disable referrer logging for both HTTP and HTTPS requests. How can I do this?
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Chrome Saved Passwords security issue

If I save a password in Google chrome someone else can easily see the password from Setting -> Advance Settings -> Manage saved passwords -> Show (in required password field) and use it ...
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Can we get a virus by allowing an External Protocol Request in Chrome?

Is it safe to click Launch Application upon clicking a bittorrent "magnet link"? : Could I get a virus by doing so? How safe is this compared to manually downloading the .torrent file to harddisk ...
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1answer
393 views

Security risks with autocomplete

I've heard of websites that have autocomplete fields that aren't visible, so extra information is captured when a user uses autocomplete (ex. a hidden address field, that is only filled in with ...
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Google chrome not accepting any security certificates

I've recently developed a problem with Google Chrome that's really annoying. I'm using Firefox at the moment with no problems whatsoever and it's the same with IE, so it's safe to say this problem is ...
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1answer
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How to disable “Download scanning protection” of new Chrome-17?

In recent update of Google Chrome internet browser (in stable channel), there is a new security/privacy option: http://chrome.blogspot.com/2012/02/faster-browsing-safer-downloading.html In ...
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what could tiny files with the hard drive icon be?

My browser (google chrome) seems to be downloading files which i didn't mean to, they come up on the downloads bar with the icon for a hard drive, but they're only ~50 kb so far it's done: ...
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560 views

Google chrome addon access all data - Is it a threat?

When i install Google chrome extensions "Page Speed " it is saying that it can access all the data in my computer and can access all data of websites am visiting. Is it a threat? Can this extension ...
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How do you do examine a Google Chrome extension before installing it?

I found what appears to be a very cool extension for Google Chrome - a Dropbox addin that lets you compare versions of files in your Dropbox by using a diff tool. Like most Chrome extensions, this ...
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1answer
594 views

How to disable 3rd party cookies in Chrome?

I have both the "stop websites from storing local data" and the "block all third party cookies without exception" settings enabled in Chrome 12 (I'm not sure what the exact names of these settings are ...
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1answer
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Google Chrome, GDI++, and --no-sandbox

I use Google Chrome as the most preferrable web browser, and I'm also a fan of GDI++ (but not gdipp) tool that allows to replace the system font renderer to a MacOS-like one. That tool is able to ...
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“security.OCSP.require” in Google Chrome

https://blog.torproject.org/blog/detecting-certificate-authority-compromises-and-web-browser-collusion "Users of Mozilla Firefox that are concerned about this issue should enable ...
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“security.OCSP.require” in Google Chrome

https://blog.torproject.org/blog/detecting-certificate-authority-compromises-and-web-browser-collusion "Users of Mozilla Firefox that are concerned about this issue should enable ...
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3answers
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Does web browser uses previously saved cache in private browsing?

All the current versions of top five web browsers support private browsing mode, where they don't save anything as history or cache or cookies. But do they use cache saved from previous normal ...
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How much data does Chrome really collect?

One of the companies I work for recently informed me that browsing the Intranet using Chrome is not accepted (nor supported) because it "collects data", therefore making it insecure. However, they ...
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212 views

How can I prohibit access to all sites in Google Chrome?

How can I prohibit access to all sites in Google Chrome, except for one or two sites?
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177 views

I cleared all browsing data in Chrome, but right clicking on the tab in the toolbar shows past websites

I think this is a big bug, if I delete ALL browser data in chrome (CTRL-Shift-Delete and make sure everything is selected and the dropdown is everything), it deletes everything. BUT, if I go to the ...
3
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Google Chrome suspicious connections

I'm using Chrome at Windows and with TCPView (of the SysInternals freeware suit) I see that chrome.exe establish connections to these IPs: 173.194.37.104 209.85.146.138 Using ...
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“Trusted Sites” settings in Google Chrome

Is there equivalent of Internet Explorer Trusted Sites settings in Google Chrome? Here is the issue: When I download an excel file from a website using Chrome the file is marked as unsafe as seen on ...
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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 ...