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Get To Know About Online Browser Extensions Or Addons For Safety

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Friends cyber criminals are looking for most cunning and extremely sophisticated techniques to steal your data. Just a few days ago we saw how a fake version of adblock plus Extension managed to deceive a large number of people by making way into chrome store. As per news reports it was installed by approximately 37000 people in two weeks. Google did an excellent job by warning users and removing that from chrome store to reduce further damage.

But the point HkGoodKh wants to make here friends why wait for the catastrophe. We as online users have the first responsibility to take best precautions for online safety. We can do this just by becoming aware.

And here you are at HkGoodKh for getting that awareness. So friends in return we would today make you aware about the Browser addons. And in the subsequent posts of the dangers associated with fake and bad addons as well as safety tips you should adopt to avoid falling victim to fake extensions . This would help you to be on the safe side. 


So let's get started.

Friends before going further we would like to give an idea about what the so called extensions are. How these tiny extensions can be used to customize your browsing as per your liking.


Friends browser extensions or simply addons are basically computer programs. 



  • These add to the functionality of the web browsers and make browsing a smooth and user friendly.
  • Modification of web pages is done by these tiny programs. Additionally user may be using different services. These tools integrate the browser with these services.
  • Some addons also add toolbar to the web browser. In this way user interface of browser is changed. However the viewable content is unchanged.


Friends nearly all popular web browsers such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera have their "online stores" where you can go and download the extension of your choice. You can find both free and paid ones. You can find the extensions easily by typing name in the search box. Popular or trending addons are also listed. You can also find the rating of each extension which makes your job of choosing easier.

Chrome Web Store:For chrome extensions
Mozilla's AddOn Site:For Firefox extensions.


Well online stores are filled with literally all types of extensions you can think. You name it and they have it. Depending upon the the customization user can choose his addon. Below we have listed a few examples of good extensions

Adblock Plus:If you want faster web browsing experience without ads then this is an extension for you. But beware of the fake version.

Slot Worth:Very handy Chrome and Firefox extension which helps you know how much cost as well time a user is wasting on idle browsing.
So friends we hope that by now you must have got clear idea of what browser extensions are all about. We tried to give an indepth overview.Hope you liked our article. In the next post we would discuss about the dangers of installing fake and bad addons.


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