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By 2023, history, 6 weeks ago, In English

I come to know about lot of extensions which makes our life easier but now i am confused whether these extensions ensures our privacy or data.

is it safe to use extensions downloaded from chrome web store Please do Reply.. :)

 
 
 
 
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not only for the chrome extension but anything over internet that we use "IF YOU ARE NOT PAYING FOR THE PRODUCT THEN YOU ARE THE PRODUCT"

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Those with a pretty good amount of users and more positive reviews can be considered safe. You can't guarantee though. But you can check if a extension is malicious or not, see here. It uses this as mentioned in the post.

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    Keep in mind that an extension not passing that test can be non-malicious, and equally an extension passing that test can be malicious.

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      Sorry, didn't know about that. So, that test is not useful at all?

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        Well it is, but not 100% of the time IMO

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        Not that it's not useful completely, but you shouldn't really rely on it without at least skimming through the extension code.