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Enable unwanted redirection protection in Google Chrome

Google plans to enable a new security feature in Chrome 64 Stable that protects users from several forms of unwanted redirects on the Internet. Unwanted redirects come in many forms, but they […]

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Chrome: How to allow Flash on sites

Google Chrome blocks Flash content by default in recent versions of the web browser. Google furthermore removed controls from Chrome in regards to plugins and Flash, and will remove Flash support from […]

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Bandwidth Hero: compress images to save data in Firefox and Chrome

Bandwidth Hero is a free extension for Chrome and Firefox that compresses images before they are sent to the browser that requested them. Images can make up quite a large chunk of […]

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Audio Channel: audio equalizer for Chrome

Audio Channel is a free extension for the Google Chrome web browser that gives you better control over audio playback in the web browser. If you play audio or video content on […]

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Google Chrome 62 Stable is out

Google announced the availability of Google Chrome 62 Stable today for all supported operating systems on the Chrome Releases blog. The new version of Chrome brings the version of the web browser […]

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Google rolls out new security features in Chrome for Windows

Google announced today that it is in the process of rolling out an update for Chrome for Windows that improves the security of the web browser. Chrome news have hit a rough […]

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Another Chrome extension horror story: coinhive and domain registration

I'm not sure if things get worse by the day when it comes to the Chrome extensions system and Store, or if things have been bad all along and are publicized more […]

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Chrome has a massive copycat extensions problem

You have probably read about the fake Adblock Plus extension that 37000 Chrome users installed before it was removed by Google after it was reported to the company. The verification system of […]

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Chrome to get tab-under blocker soon

Google plans to add tab-under blocking functionality to the company's Chrome web browser in a future version of the web browser. Tab-under refers to sites opening new tabs in the browser, for […]

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This is Google Chrome's redesigned chrome://flags page

Google is working on a redesign of the Chrome's browser's chrome://flags page as part of the company's effort to modernize the web browser. The chrome://flags page of Google Chrome list experimental features […]

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Chrome's Get To Chrome Faster Campaign on Windows 10

Google runs a campaign currently for its web browser Google Chrome on Windows 10 that informs users on how to make Chrome the default browser on the system. It is unclear how […]

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Cato: Control Google Chrome with Commands

Cato is a new browser extension for Google Chrome that adds a command interface to the browser to control Chrome with supported commands. The extension reminds me of Mozilla's Ubiquity project (which […]

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Google switches Done and Remove bookmark dialog actions in Chrome

If you are using Google Chrome, you may have noticed that Google switched the Done and Remove actions of the bookmark dialog recently in the browser. Chrome users may click on the […]

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First Chrome extension with JavaScript Crypto Miner detected

Google's automatic verification system for Chrome extension uploads to the official Chrome Web Store is a wreck; less than a day after the Steam Inventory Helper incident, another Chrome extension was found […]

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Steam Inventory Helper monitors your browsing activity

A recent update for the popular Google Chrome extension Steam Inventory Helper added a monitoring component to the extension that monitors the browsing activity. Steam Inventory Helper is a popular Chrome extension […]

Chrome 64 will block autoplaying media with sound

Chromium software engineer Mounir Lamouri announced yesterday that Google Chrome 64 will block autoplaying media with sound automatically. Chrome will only play autplaying media if sound is muted, or if users have […]

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Chrome 63 notifies you of Man-in-the-Middle issues

Google plans to launch a new security feature in the upcoming Chrome 63 browser that notifies users about Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) issues. MITM is best known as a method to attack user systems […]

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Google Chrome 61 is out

Google's Chrome team announced the general availability of Google Chrome 61 Stable today on the official Chrome Releases blog. The new version of the web browser will be rolled out over the […]