Mozilla has announced to end support for sideloaded extensions in Firefox. This is a great security enhancement, and would land to the stable builds of Firefox starting with the version 74 releasing by March 2020.
Intra app by Jigsaw offers one-tap solution to fight against DNS manipulation attacks imposed by ISPs or government authorities. It enables encrypted DNS queries to enhance privacy and protection.
Around 75% traffic of Chrome is now over HTTPS. This includes Chrome on Windows and Android.
On the new tab pages of Chrome for Android, Google lists suggested articles for you, which are based on Web & App Activity of your Google account.
Surprisingly, the popular mobile browser from China’s Alibaba group, UC Browser, is missing from the Google Play Store. It looks like Google has removed it from the Play Store may be because of the allegations of users data theft.
A fake Google Chrome extension with the name “Adblock Plus” was recently spotted on Chrome Web Store. It could be a malicious extension involved in unethical activities like bitcoin mining.
Learn how to add a new filters list subscription to AdBlock Plus extension, and block more annoying ads, tracking components and even crypto-currencies miners.
Users could “whitelist” desired domain names, so that no extension is allowed to inject JS or CSS on the web pages hosted on these domains.
Indiatimes.com has started blocking content for the visitors using ad blocking tools.