Privacy Tweaks

Privacy Tweaks

Improve your online privacy with few tweaks via toolbar popup!

What is Privacy Tweaks?
Privacy Tweaks is a versatile Chrome extension designed to enhance user privacy while browsing. It uses ten robust privacy-improving measures - including ad blocking, fingerprint protection, IP leakage prevention, browser timezone and geolocation changing, and custom proxy setting. Each tweak is user controllable, promoting optimised customisation according to individual needs. Developed in collaboration with Yubi, it assures excellent performance across various browser versions.
Stats
By: loora
Users: 5,000+
Rating: 3.73 (11)
Version: 0.1.6 (Last updated: 2024-02-19)
Creation date: 2018-10-17
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • proxy
  • storage
  • privacy
  • notifications
  • declarativeNetRequest
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 2.88M
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Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Privacy Tweaks
Privacy Tweaks (v0.1.6)
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Summary

Privacy Tweaks is an extension that helps you improve your privacy while browsing by using ten different techniques.

Simply open toolbar popup UI and mark a desired tweak. Please note that, only few tweaks are selected by default. Also, please keep in mind that, depending on your browser version and platform, this add-on might behave differently. There are few settings (related to timezone, geolocation and proxy) available in toolbar popup to adjust.

Currently there are 10 tweaks available for this add-on:

  1. Block most common ads.
  2. Block canvas fingerprint.
  3. Block font fingerprint.
  4. Block webgl fingerprint.
  5. Block audiocontext fingerprint.
  6. Block webrtc IP leakage.
  7. Change browser timezone.
  8. Change browser geolocation.
  9. Set custom socks5 proxy.
  10. Block most common trackers.
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Works as expected
  • Blocks the majority of trackers
  • Highly rated
Cons
  • Takes over control of proxy function
  • Cannot be used with vpn extensions
  • Issues with whitelist feature
Most mentioned
  • Control of proxy function
  • Whitelist feature
  • Blocks trackers
Recent reviews
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Good, but takes over control of proxy function, making it impossible to use with vpn extensions. Should had an option to disable proxy control.
by BD AV BD AV, 2023-08-08

https://browserleaks.com/canvas でテストしたけど、インストール前と Signature に変化はありません。
by 志乃睦月 志乃睦月, 2023-04-24
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Safety
Risk impact

Privacy Tweaks is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Privacy Tweaks if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

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

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