Privacy Guardr

Privacy Guardr

An extension to help you make informed decisions about the privacy implications of your installed extensions

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What is Privacy Guardr?

Privacy Guardr is a dynamic tool designed to help users navigate the often risky chrome extensions and apps. It does so by providing useful insights about installed extensions, specifically highlighting those with high-risk permissions. Applications seek various permissions and some of these can compromise your browsing safety. Privacy Guardr's objective is to protect users from such threats, including malware and untrustworthy applications. It is an open-source project, consistently updated for optimal performance.

Users: 1,034 ▲ 19
Rating: 4.44 (16)
Version: 0.1.7 (Last updated: 2020-03-02)
Creation date: 2020-03-02
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • management
Size: 419.84K
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Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge

Privacy Guardr (formely Privacy Guard) helps you identify extensions and apps that are a privacy risk. Protect yourself against malware and nefarious extensions that seek to compromise your browsing safely.

Privacy guard has many features to protect you from malware and unseemly applications. It is an open source project:

Update Feb 29 2020

  • Remove unused notification permission

Update Dec 1 2014

  • Changed name of app due to trademark conflict with (credit monitoring service)

  • Check permissions of installed extensions

  • See extensions and apps with high risk permissions

  • (soon) Identify changes to app publisher

Sept 12, 2014 - version 0.1.4

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User reviews
What a relief! Finally I am not spied on!
by Andrew Gree Andrew Gree, 2016-01-14

Does exactly what it says it does. Those idiots that give it one star can't read.
by botmtl botmtl, 2015-05-28

Well it warns me what may be a high risk harmful extensions! Not useful for what I was looking for.
by Justin Cram Justin Cram, 2015-03-17
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Risk impact

Privacy Guardr is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Privacy Guardr has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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