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Deceptive site ahead: unanalytics.com

I am getting strange warning on almost all the websites since morning, including unanalytics.com.I am pretty much sure that it's a issue in google chrome only. The reason for being sure is, I am ...
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What is 1e100.net and why do I have TCP ports open to it?

I see my PC has TCP connections open to 1e100.net. Then I checked the whois record and find it is registered to Google. Weird.A quick search seems to indicate that 1e100.net is pretty popular - ...
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Chrome 68 “Not secure” How to make it in red color?

Chrome 68 new security featureI absolutely love the new feature which is showing:on all non-HTTPS sites as of Chrome version 68.Though, I would like it in red color for my mother to see clearly ...
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Why do some websites show the company name next to the URL?

Some websites show the company name next to the URL (in Chrome) and some don't.How do I set this up for my website? Is there a reason why or why I wouldn't want to do this?
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Can Google Employees See My Passwords Saved in Google Chrome?

I understand that we are really tempted to save our passwords in Google Chrome. The likely benefit is two fold,You don't need to (memorize and) input those long and cryptic passwords.These are ...
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I'm using Chrome and Chrome Sync; does Google have access to my passwords?

I've been using Chrome (and Chrome Sync) for many years now. Does that mean Google, the owner of Chrome, knows all my passwords?I ask because I realized that Google owns Chrome, and also, it is a ...
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How to disable “Download scanning protection” of new Chrome-17?

In recent update of Google Chrome internet browser (in stable channel), there is a new security/privacy option: http://chrome.blogspot.com/2012/02/faster-browsing-safer-downloading.htmlIn ...
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Force Chrome to Ignore a "weak ephemeral Diffie-Hellman public key”

With the update of Chrome to v45, it's blocking access to pages with weak ephermeral Diffie-Hellman public keys. I understand that this is due to Logjam. I understand that switching from https to http ...
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How do I remove security certificate exceptions from Google Chrome?

I am a developer and have created a certificate for my application.The first time I access it Chrome states that the certificate is not recognized and suggests to leave the website.There is however ...
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How to know which Certificates to leave in my browser, and which to remove

I would like to tighten up security a bit, so I am disabling unneeded certs from my browsers. For instance, the "WoSign CA Limited" cert from China I obviously don't need, yet "Thawte Consulting cc" I ...
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Chrome - Why am I automatically authenticated to a web app even after clearing browser cookies?

I am accessing a web application using Chrome. If I sign out of the app and clear all Chrome history/cookies/etc (even Flash cookies which are now handled by Chrome in the same Clear History area) ...
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Can a browser plugin/addon access my passwords?

It's increasingly becoming the case that many browser extensions and plugins require access to "all my data" (in both Chrome and Firefox; I will not comment on Internet Explorer).I'm wondering if it'...
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How much data does Chrome really collect?

One of the companies I work for recently informed me that browsing the Intranet using Chrome is not accepted (nor supported) because it "collects data", therefore making it insecure. However, they ...
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How do you block referrer logging in Google Chrome?

I've searched though all the settings I can find in Chrome but can't determine how to disable referrer logging for both HTTP and HTTPS requests. How can I do this?
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How to always allow insecure connection for a certain url in chrome?

For internal usage, we have a system using a self-signed insecure SSL certificate, making Chrome warn me on each session:Your connection is not privateAttackers might be trying to steal your ...
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What Trusted Root Certification Authorities should I trust?

After two recent Slashdot articles (#1 #2) about questionable Root Certificates installed on machines, I decided to take a closer look at what I have installed on my machines.(I use current versions ...
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Your connection is not private - Attackers might be trying to steal your information

I would like to know what does this error message means in the chrome and when I try to access in my case hotmail and I get this below message and if I try to access gmail or yahoo or facebook I do ...
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Block extensions from being installed in Google Chrome

System InformationOS: Windows Vista Home PremiumUser: Standard UserObjectiveStop the Standard User from installing any extensions in Google Chrome. There is one currently installed for AVG ...
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Website Wants to Store Files on this Device? (Chrome)

In Chrome i recently wanted to get a large download and a popup alert shows saying:Website Wants to: Store Files on this DeviceWhat does this mean exactly and how is it different to a regular ...
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Can someone see Google passwords if he gets access to my PC?

If someone gets access to files in folders like AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\, can he somehow see my passwords?Or replace the login data on the PC?Or does Google Chrome not save the login ...
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How can I be sure that a Google Chrome extension isn't doing evil things?

I wanted to install this extension, but I have security concerns. The extension needs permission to "Access your data on all websites". This makes sense, but I presume this includes password and ...
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Chrome Incognito: Make Default Browser

I know that I can make Google Chrome start in incognito mode by adding "-incognito" in a shortcut. However, if I click on a link in Outlook or a word processor, for example, the link will still open ...
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How to disable 3rd party cookies in Chrome?

I have both the "stop websites from storing local data" and the "block all third party cookies without exception" settings enabled in Chrome 12 (I'm not sure what the exact names of these settings are ...
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“Cannot connect to the real Gmail.com”

Dunno what happened, but suddenly I cannot connect to Gmail from Chrome on this computer:Under "more" it says:What does this mean?gmail.com normally uses encryption (SSL) to protect your ...
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Chrome Saved Passwords security issue

If I save a password in Google chrome someone else can easily see the password from Setting -> Advance Settings -> Manage saved passwords -> Show (in required password field)and use it ...
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Why do I have untrusted certificates for Google, Yahoo, Mozilla and others?

In the HTTPS/SSL section of chrome://chrome/settings, I see the following:What does this mean, and is there something wrong?I have a basic understanding of SSL/TLS - I'm not claiming to be ...
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Google chrome not accepting any security certificates

I've recently developed a problem with Google Chrome that's really annoying. I'm using Firefox at the moment with no problems whatsoever and it's the same with IE, so it's safe to say this problem is ...
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What information is stored locally when signed in with Chrome?

At work I signed into Google Chrome using my personal Gmail account. I thought I would be using the same computer the next day so I didn't log out. My team got moved to a completely different floor ...
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Do Chrome extensions for one User have any access to other users?

I am trying to isolate any installed Google Chrome / Chromium extensions from my more private web browsing activity. My thought was to have two Chrome "Users", with more private browsing done in one, ...
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Does web browser uses previously saved cache in private browsing?

All the current versions of top five web browsers support private browsing mode, where they don't save anything as history or cache or cookies. But do they use cache saved from previous normal session?...
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How to view SSL Certificate details on Chrome when Developer Tools are disabled?

Before somewhere around Chrome 55, I could look at the details of a certificate a website is using by clicking on the Green lock icon:Now that functionality seems to be gone; see picture below:How ...
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found a bunch of DO_NOT_TRUST_FiddlerRoot personal certificates installed on my system

I was looking at my personal certificates in Google Chrome and found a bunch of DO_NOT_TRUST_FiddlerRoot certs there. I don't know how these got there. Should I be concerned?
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Google Chrome suspicious connections

I'm using Chrome at Windows and with TCPView (of the SysInternals freeware suit) I see that chrome.exe establish connections to these IPs:173.194.37.104209.85.146.138Using http://www....
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Security risks with autocomplete

I've heard of websites that have autocomplete fields that aren't visible, so extra information is captured when a user uses autocomplete (ex. a hidden address field, that is only filled in with ...
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How to block insecure images on HTTPS pages in Chromium on Linux?

I'm trying to figure out a way to stop Chromium from loading insecure (i.e. non-HTTPS) images on pages served over HTTPS (i.e. basically the exact opposite of this question).Alas, all the ...
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Google chrome addon access all data - Is it a threat?

When i install Google chrome extensions "Page Speed " it is saying that it can access all the data in my computer and can access all data of websites am visiting.Is it a threat?Can this extension ...
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Iframe on bottom of every page

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, however I can't think of any other place where I can find answer to this.I have noticed, this weird iframe on bottom of quite a few ...
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“Trusted Sites” settings in Google Chrome

Is there equivalent of Internet Explorer Trusted Sites settings in Google Chrome?Here is the issue:When I download an excel file from a website using Chrome the file is marked as unsafe as seen on ...
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How to Disable WebRTC in Google Chrome

I understand there are security vulnerabilities exposed when WebRTC is enabled, so I would like to disable it in Chrome. How does one do that?I thought I'd be able to do it under chrome://flags, ...
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Make Chrome automatically load insecure content for specific pages/websites

Is it possible to have Chrome load content for specific web pages?I have this page that I go to all the time and I am tired of clicking on the shield each time(to load anyway).I don't want to have ...
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http Redirect to https Sometimes Leads to “this page contains other resources which are not secure”

In Chrome (though I may have seen similar behavior in other browsers), type in http://www.google.com. You will always be redirected to https://www.google.com. Usually when I do this, I get the good ...
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Google Chrome and jabber connection

I just see in netstat output that Google Chrome established jabber connection to Google IPs. Anybody have ideas why? GMail chat is off.root@debian:~# netstat -tnpActive Internet connections (w/o ...
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How do you do examine a Google Chrome extension before installing it?

I found what appears to be a very cool extension for Google Chrome - a Dropbox addin that lets you compare versions of files in your Dropbox by using a diff tool.Like most Chrome extensions, this ...
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Chrome has some extensions I didn't install

Today I noticed that my google Chrome (Version 47.0.2526.111 m) has some extensions I didn't install on my own. And I'm pretty sure that I didn't install them on any of my devices I'm using (Win7, ...
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“security.OCSP.require” in Google Chrome

https://blog.torproject.org/blog/detecting-certificate-authority-compromises-and-web-browser-collusion"Users of Mozilla Firefox that are concerned about this issue should enable security.OCSP....
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How can I prevent Chrome from enforcing CORS for one specific file:// URL?

Context: I'm trying to run a local copy of this Diceware password generation site, and I'm currently getting a non-functional page with no CSS. Inspect Element tells me that most of the webpage is ...
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Why does Google Chrome fail to provide a checksum

Alright, I may be a bit uneducated when it comes to this subject but I have a genuine curiosity about why Google does not provide a checksum along with a gpg signature with their Google Chrome ...
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Can YouTube safety mode be configured to survive a browser history clear?

I turned on YouTube's safety mode and set it to "Lock this Browser". Despite the text I found on Google's support site, the lock does not seem to work:Safety mode is enabled on a browser level, so ...
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What is PLACEIMPMACROHERE?

I've noticed calls coming from my PC to the url PLACEIMPMACROHERE when accessing certain websites in Chrome - usually after they've been open for awhile.I also see when looking at Google that this ...
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Is it possible to disable TLS1.0 in Chrome?

I use LastPass. In Chrome, I cannot access the website www.lastpass.com. In IE and Firefox, I can access it only if I disable TLS1.0 in those browsers. When heartbleed came out, all of a sudden I ...

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