ExtShield Notifies You If You’re Running an Adware Extension

  From Lifehacker, a reminder about how to check your Chrome Add-ons for Adware or Malware.  For more information on how this happens, read Many Browser Extensions Have Become Adware or Malware.  This week, Ars Technica and How-To Geek released some pretty startling news: a lot of browser extensions are either injecting ads into the…… Continue reading ExtShield Notifies You If You’re Running an Adware Extension

Must Have AddOn for Firefox: Lightbeam

Install this into Mozilla Firefox if you are using it in the lab.  Read their note below. As revelations about government surveillance continue to stun people around the world, I’m reminded of why I joined Mozilla three years ago as privacy and public policy lead. In the midst of massive investments in tracking and mining…… Continue reading Must Have AddOn for Firefox: Lightbeam

Collusion

The advanced Web Class is working with the Firefox AddOn Collusion and going through a recent article at Lifehacker. Firefox: We talk a lot about privacy at Lifehacker, specifically about how your activities are tracked on the web and what you can do to stop it. If you’re still on the fence or not convinced…… Continue reading Collusion