Category: Extension Development

13 months after its release, Microsoft Edge now has over 70 browser extensions

Microsoft Edge browser extensions
Microsoft’s latest  Edge browser doesn’t have the extensive number and variety of browser plugins available which the other popular browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari and others provide for their users, but the company has meticulously been working for the continuous improvement of the capabilities and usefulness of the add-ons which it offers its users.   Celebrating an anniversary from the introduction of its Edge browser, Microsoft has been providing more extensive information in regard to the over 70 browser extensions it has available for its users, and…

Over 37,000 Google Chrome users have downloaded a phony AdBlock extension

phony AdBlock extension
Some worrisome news has surfaced in regard to the cyber security of tens of thousands of Google Chrome browser users recently. It turns out that up until just a few days ago, a phony Chrome extension available at Google Chrome web store which has been already downloaded by more than 37,000 users has put into danger their personal data and online security. The browser add-on mimics the popular add blocking browser extension AdBlock Plus, according to the anonymous Twitter account named @SwiftOnSecurity.     The question remains about how Google has…

A new browser extension will help curb your impulse shopping sprees

a Chrome browser extension Icebox
Impulse shopping has been a thing for decades, but with the boost of online e-commerce and the ease of making purchases online be it at home or at the move via a smartphone or mobile device, the share of purchases made due to impulse shopping has surged in the last few years. An estimated $17.78 billion have been spent in the US only for impulse purchases, according to analysis done by Finder.com.     The shocking impulse shopping statistics About 88.6% of the adult population of the US have shopped…

The browser plugins which will really help you make money while shopping

browser plugins
If you are like the majority of consumers, you will always feel fulfilled when you know that you have found the best deal, and have taken advantage of all discounts, coupons and other promotions when purchasing the items of your choice. Thankfully, in the day and age of the boost of online and mobile shopping, there are numerous ways to ensure that you get just that each time you buy something online. Even better, now you don’t need to spend hours and sleepless nights surfing the Internet in order to compare and find the best prices and deals, as…

Two security flaws can be compromising your browser extension list

browser extension list
Online security experts have recently unveiled two flaws which affect the Internet browser extension system. These serious flaws have been found in the extension system of most major internet browsers including: Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari and others.     The problem with these flaws is that attackers can exploit them to get a 100% full list of all extensions which are installed on a user’s browser. Such information can be used for malicious fingerprinting of users and for unmasking those users who are browsing behind a VPN or for Tor traffic…

Everything you need to know about the recent compromises of some popular Chrome extensions

popular Chrome extensions
For the last few weeks, more Chrome browser extension developers have become the target of an unknown attacker or group of attackers who have being able to break into their account and change the browser add on codes for malicious purposes.   More users worldwide are being affected by this malicious attack, and the number of Google Chrome extensions which have been compromised is growing. According to Proofpoint (a security vendor), the following Chrome browser extensions have already being hacked and compromised: Chrometana 1.1.3 Web Developer 0.4.9 Web Paint 1.2.1 Infinitely New Tab 3.12.3 Social…

Which Google Chrome extensions you need to download right away

Google Chrome extensions
Even though more developers are using various tools, such as the Cross Browser Extension Framework offered by Besttoolbars to create browser extensions which can easily be accessed and used along with the different popular internet browsers, the majority of the users in the US and most marts of the world are inclined to prefer Google Chrome for their internet browsing experience. Statistics show that 60% of the market share in 2017 is dominated by chrome browser users and extensions, as compared to the 22% of those who prefer Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Edge.  

Which Chrome browser extensions are absolutely indispensable

Chrome browser extensions
Given that Chrome is the most popular and widely used Internet browser in the world, chances are that you are using it too, and that you love it, or at least are happy about it.     You may like it as it is, but keep in mind that however good a browser Chrome is, it can become quite messy and boring with adding the best browser extensions to enhance its performance and functionality! If you haven’t installed any add ons, now is the time to find out which browser extensions for…

Choose the best and safest VPN add ons for a better and safer browsing experience

browser extensions
Worried about your privacy online?  You are not alone. The fact is that there is growing concern of the internet users around the world in regard to their privacy and the possibility of their browser traffic being accessed and monitored. This is why, VPN services, and namely the various VPN browser extensions have become so popular in the last few years.     What do the VPN services offer VPN services allow for secure encryption of the Wi-Fi connection, as well as hiding your identity behind a new IP, which can allow you to…

Get an easy to use cross browser bookmarks and favorites manager for Windows

Cross Browser Extension Network
Do you frequently switch from using your computer at work to your home PC, and then to your smartphone and other mobile devices? You probably feel a bit frustrated about needing to switch back and forth in order to find those favorites you saved on your other device, or want quick access to the stories you have bookmarked to read later. Well, more apps and browser extensions are being developed in a way which allows them to be compatible with the different popular browsers people tend to use on different devices and operating systems.  
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