How to ensure your online safety with the current extensions you are using?
Clean up the unused extensions
The first thing that you can do is remove all those extensions that you don’t use. Go ahead, simply remove them. If, at some point, you need them - the installation process is short and easy. Visit the extensions page (chrome://extensions
) regularly and keep it clean of unused extensions.
Control what the extensions read and change
). If done right, you will be explained as simply as possible why you need to grant access to certain data and how this access is used.
Chrome has this great feature that allows you to manage when each extension can actually access the granted data. You are presented with 3 options - to allow it on all websites, to allow it only when clicking the extension, to allow it on specific websites.