Protect Your Chrome From Malware & Adware Extensions With ExtShield

Satheesh C B | Sunday, January 26, 2014 | 1 comments

Most of the people don't realise that browser extensions might  be dangerous .But why they download & installing it?.May be  they are too lazy to download and install a software with the same functions as the extension, or  it may  save some time or it is a faster way to explore lots of features in a short time.After installation, the malicious extension can gain complete control of the victim’s profile and  may have access to your data.By installing these extensions, you give your browser additional functionality unknowingly . So  don’t install an app or extension unless you trust its creator.

ExtShield (formerly Chrome Protector)tells you that you need to download Google Chrome in order to run it. It keeps a more than  100s of blacklisted  browser extensions known to contain adware, spyware or malware.It  will scan your browser and alert you if any of these are installed.

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ExtShield extension is a freeware  available  at Chrome webstore. Once installed, you can access the shield located at the right hand top corner of your webpage to know the status about your other installed extensions.

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✔ Stops over 100 adware, spyware or malware extensions that are currently available in chrome web store and used by millions
✔ Monitors extensions and websites behavior to detect malicious patterns
✔ Shield code is protected to avoid bypassing by malware creators
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