Absolute Analytics

Absolute Analytics

Absolute allows IT to maintain endpoint visibility and control.

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What is Absolute Analytics?

Absolute Analytics is a Chrome extension designed to support IT teams in maintaining endpoint visibility and control. It functions by collecting valuable data such as web usage information, user email addresses, and device IDs. The extension enables efficient management of analytics. More information regarding user privacy can be obtained from Absolute's official Privacy Policy.

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Version: 1.0.7.5 (Last updated: 2020-06-16)
Creation date: 2020-06-16
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • http://127.0.0.1/*
  • idle
  • tabs
  • webNavigation
Size: 43.99K
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Summary

Absolute Analytics; Collects web usage, user email address, and device ID for analytics. Privacy Policy: https://www.absolute.com/about/legal/policy/

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Pros
    Cons
    • Violates privacy and potentially legal rights such as COPPA and the 4th Amendment.
    • Spyware concerns, with allegations of selling user data and unauthorized access to camera and microphone.
    • Negatively impacts browser and computer performance, causing slowdowns.
    • Blocks necessary educational websites, hindering users' ability to study and learn.
    • Poor functionality and data accuracy compared to other analytics tools like Google Analytics.
    Most mentioned
    • Violates privacy and user rights, including COPPA and the 4th Amendment.
    • Considered spyware and may sell user data.
    • Slows down the computer, affects performance.
    • Blocks relevant educational content.
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    Safety
    Risk impact

    Absolute Analytics may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

    Risk likelihood

    Absolute Analytics has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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