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Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Extensions From Chrome Web Store

Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Extensions From Chrome Web Store

April 02, 2018Swati Khandelwal
In an effort to prevent cryptojacking by extensions that maliciously mine digital currencies without users' awareness, Google has imp...
Google Chrome Silently Listening to Your Private Conversations

Google Chrome Silently Listening to Your Private Conversations

June 25, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Google was under fire of downloading and installing a Chrome extension surreptitiously and subsequently listened to the conversations of...
I keep 200+ Browser Tabs Open, and My Computer Runs Absolutely Fine. Here’s My Secret.

I keep 200+ Browser Tabs Open, and My Computer Runs Absolutely Fine. Here’s My Secret.

June 11, 2015Swati Khandelwal
I don't know about your part, but I make heavy use of tabs. I currently have 200+ tabs open in my Google Chrome Web browser. And som...
Upcoming Google Password Alert 1.7 Update Could Disable Phishing Warning Feature

Upcoming Google Password Alert 1.7 Update Could Disable Phishing Warning Feature

May 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Google Chrome browser's new Anti-Phishing Password Alert extension is in controversies right after its launch last Wednesday, but n...
Password Alert Chrome Extension to Protect your Google Account from Phishers

Password Alert Chrome Extension to Protect your Google Account from Phishers

April 29, 2015Mohit Kumar
As cybercriminals have started using sophisticated phishing techniques in an attempt to hijack online users’ account, Google on Wednesda...
Google Removes 200 Ad-Injectors Chrome Extensions

Google Removes 200 Ad-Injectors Chrome Extensions

April 01, 2015Swati Khandelwal
In the War against Ad injectors , Google has started removing ad-injecting extensions for its Chrome browser after it discovered as many...
Optimize Web Pages Using "Data Saver Chrome Extension" to Save Bandwidth

Optimize Web Pages Using "Data Saver Chrome Extension" to Save Bandwidth

March 27, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Google want to save its users' bandwidth at home. The company has released a " Data Saver extension for Chrome , " bringi...
Simplest Way to Check If Your Emails Are Being Tracked

Simplest Way to Check If Your Emails Are Being Tracked

March 23, 2015Mohit Kumar
You might be not aware of the companies that know pretty much everything related to your email activities like when you’ve opened email ...