I use chrome (dev channel) on mac osx lion and every now and then it tries to access chrome.googleechotest.com on port 80 (EDIT: and other ports!). Anybody knows what is the deal with ...
I've been reading more and more about just how much access browser extensions can have to your data. This is a little unsettling, so I'm curious if there is a way to Vet these extensions and make sure ...
Why open-source is better in plain words? Yesterday I had a talk at a DIY bicycle workshop. There is a PC (running XP) that main application is checking emails (nothing really serious). I found it ...
I was playing around with Chrome and typed the following in the address bar: chrome://memory-redirect And saw the note: "If other browsers (e.g. IE, Firefox, Safari) are running, I'll show you ...
Often I install simple add-ons for Google Chrome. However, they almost all need what appears to me as excessive access to my data. For instance, I install an extension that allows me to click on any ...
I've just discovered this: You can create IFRAME pointing to "chrome-extension://" protocol You can access IFRAME content with jQuery Does this mean, I'm able to use badly written Chrome ...
I was amazed that IE 8, Safari, Firefox were hacked so fast. Is it really Chrome so good or it was not tested? Has anyone other results of independent investigations about security of web browsers? ...