Hide My History - A Private History Engine

Hide My History - A Private History Engine

Keep your searches private by redirecting searches that may be tracked to Hide My History, a privacy-focused search engine.

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What is Hide My History - A Private History Engine?

Hide My History - A Private History Engine is a Chrome extension ensuring search privacy. It redirects and encrypts search queries to a secure engine, preventing tracking and data retention. The extension secures your terms locally, offers encrypted URLs that expire, and shields from ISP and local snooping, making private browsing straightforward and trustworthy.

Stats
Users: 247,604
Rating: 3.50 (4)
Version: 2.0.1.1 (Last updated: 2021-09-10)
Creation date: 2021-09-10
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides search engine: Yes
Permissions:
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • storage
  • tabs
  • webNavigation
  • contextMenus
  • management
  • cookies
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
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Size: 158.72K
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Summary

Stop snoopers, and keep your searches private by redirecting searches that may show in your browser's history to Hide My History, a privacy-focused search engine. The Hide My History extension hides your searches behind our expiring encrypted URLs. Searches are intercepted, redirected to our privacy-enhanced search engine, and then expire after thirty minutes.

  1. Hide My History checks the URL of each website you visit (this data is not logged or stored anywhere)
  2. For your privacy, Hide My History intercepts the requests if it's on our list of search sites
  3. Your locally encrypted search term is securely transmitted to our servers
  4. To provide you with the most relevant results possible, we then take your search term and securely request results from our search & content partners
  5. We aggregate the most relevant results and securely display them to you
  6. We expire the search term and results on the URL.

For added security, your local browsing history for any search we protect is encrypted, and becomes invalid after thirty minutes. What makes Hide My History a good private search engine for Chrome?

  • Hide My History doesn't track your search history in any user identifiable way.
  • Hide My History does not retain server logs.
  • Hide My History helps prevent your ISP from tracking your search terms.
  • Hide My History helps hide your search history on your device.
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User reviews
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by Terra Gaines Terra Gaines, 2024-02-16

bueno
by Jacky Ortiz Jacky Ortiz, 2021-03-22
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Safety
Risk impact

Hide My History - A Private History Engine is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Hide My History - A Private History Engine has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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