Microsoft Edge imports data without your permission

Microsoft Edge imports data without your permission

Like any browser, the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge asks if you want to import data from another browser during setup.Like other browsers, Microsoft Edge offers people the opportunity to import data during setup.

Document --fingerprinting-client-rects-noise and change explanation · Eloston/ungoogled-chromium@7cb9c1c

Document --fingerprinting-client-rects-noise and change explanation · Eloston/[email protected]

`--enable-stacked-tab-strip` is also configurable in `chrome://flags` Please note that they are not well tested, so proceed with caution.* `--set-ipv6-probe-false` - (Not in `chrome://flags`) Forces the result of the browser's IPv6 probing (i.e. IPv6 connectivity test) to be unsuccessful.

Browsers and privacy

Browsers and privacy

The following browsers were tested: Firefox 70.0.1 (Mozilla Binaries from MX Linux) Firefox ESR 68.2.0 (Debian package) Chromium 78.0.3904.97 (Debian Package) Brave Browser 1.0.0 (Package from Brave web site) Epiphany 3.32.1.2 (Debian package) Midori 7.0 (Debian package) The method itself was relatively simple.

Google is developing a 'heavy ad' blocker for Chrome

Google is developing a 'heavy ad' blocker for Chrome

Judging from a work-in-progress Chromium commit, the Chrome team may be expanding on this effort with a new blocker that targets ads that use too much network or CPU, or, as Google calls them, “heavy ads.” The commit message shares some specifics on what it currently takes to trigger this blocker, but notes that these numbers are subject to change at any time.

Google Confirms Timeline For Controversial Ad Blocking Plans

Google Confirms Timeline For Controversial Ad Blocking Plans

Chromium developer advocate Simeon Vincent confirmed that the first preview would be available for the Google developer Canary channel in late July or start of August. Microsoft is currently asking users whether they want built in ad blockers, while Brave has already said it won’t be taking on the Manifest V3 changes.

How Google's anti-adblocking draft affects other Chromium-based browsers

How Google's anti-adblocking draft affects other Chromium-based browsers

The changes that Google proposes could impact other Chromium-based web browsers such as Vivaldi, Opera, Brave, or the new Microsoft Edge browser as well. How are Google's proposed changes to Chrome's extensions Manifest that would limit adblocking affecting other Chromium-based browsers?.

Spyware Watchdog

Spyware Watchdog

Brave Browser is a Chromium fork with many interesting features not found elsewhere, such as built-in Adblock and other extensions, fingerprinting protection, cleaner Preferences menu than other Chrome forks, and the (opt-in) ability to automatically support (pay) the websites you visit.

Microsoft disabled or replaced these Google features in the new Edge

Microsoft disabled or replaced these Google features in the new Edge

Microsoft published a list of services that it replaces or disabled in the Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge recently.

Releases · macchrome

Releases · macchrome

All patches applied, apart from "Safe Browser". Linking failed due to safe browsing being removed, so I decided not to remove any element of safe browsing. ungoogled-chromium-72.0.3626.96-1_windows.7z (7-Zip archive) SHA1 9365AF7BA7DAFCCB672B544367D356ACAF93D2C2 ========================== Supplementary build notes: Download gn from:

Chromium to Weaken Ad-Blockers – Impacts Chrome, Edge and Brave Browsers

Chromium to Weaken Ad-Blockers – Impacts Chrome, Edge and Brave Browsers

Chromium Moves to Weaken Ad-Blockers Googles’ developers of Chromium, the framework that makes up not only the Chromium browser, but many other browsers like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and the Brave browser have announced changes they plan to make to how extensions work .

Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently

Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently

In a note posted Tuesday to the Chromium bug tracker, Raymond Hill, the developer behind uBlock Origin and uMatrix , said the changes contemplated by the Manifest v3 proposal will ruin his ad and content blocking extensions, and take control of content away from users.

SQLite bug impacts thousands of apps, including all Chromium-based browsers

SQLite bug impacts thousands of apps, including all Chromium-based browsers

This means that Chromium-based browsers like Google Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and Brave, are all affected. "We successfully exploited Google Home with this vulnerability," the Tencent Blade team said in a security advisory this week.

Iridium Browser

Iridium Browser

It takes the Chromium code base, which is also used for the official Chrome browser, and enhances its security and sets certain policies by default. The Iridium Browser project is backed by the Open Source Business Alliance.

5 Best Anonymous Browsers for Private Web Browsing

5 Best Anonymous Browsers for Private Web Browsing

Based on the protection of the user’s identity and privacy, “Epic” is a web browser based on Chrome or Chromium (unlike Tor that is based on FireFox), even its appearance is very similar to that of Chrome’s incognito window option., that is responsible for establishing communication through the Internet with the safest and most private connection possible.

Brave browser gets Chrome's extensions starting Thursday with major new version

Brave browser gets Chrome's extensions starting Thursday with major new version

The main version of Brave today uses an interface called Muon, but the new Brave Core is built more directly on the open-source Chromium foundation of Google's Chrome. Brave has issued its versions more sporadically, but that'll change with Brave Core's three-week cadence, according to an ask-me-anything forum with Brian Bondy.

Guess What: Ad Blockers Don't Block Ads That Well

Guess What: Ad Blockers Don't Block Ads That Well

"For the Chromium-based browsers (Google Chrome and Opera), we found that because of the built-in PDF reader, an adversary or tracker can still initiate authenticated requests to third-parties," the paper said.