An extension to help you make informed decisions about the privacy implications of your installed extensions
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.
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: https://github.com/kzahel/privacy-guard-extension
Update Feb 29 2020
- Remove unused notification permission
Update Dec 1 2014
Changed name of app due to trademark conflict with privacyguard.com (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
Privacy Guardr is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.
Privacy Guardr has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.
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