Chromium take extensions protection a step further

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by m00nbl00d, Dec 8, 2012.

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  1. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

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    Sometime ago Chromium started not to allow extensions to be installed outside of Chrome WebStore, unless the user drags and drops any of those extensions to install them.

    I was testing ABP, and a new build I downloaded moments (not sure if other previous build had it already), presented me with a warning saying it blocked ABP, because it could had been installed without my consent. It makes sense, because I didn't install the version available at Chrome Web Store.

    I could then enable it back. It's nice to see they're taking additional measures to protect users. A better vetting process would be better... but... things are getting better, I think.

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  2. safeguy

    safeguy Registered Member

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    I can agree to this. :p So, any idea when this measure might get itself into stable Chrome?
     
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