No doubt, Google Chrome is a best, fast and secure web browser! But it never hurts to bolster your defenses, and there are plenty of good chrome extensions for doing just that over in the official Google Chrome Extensions Gallery. So after compiling a list of chrome extension for designers and developers, today we are compiling a list of five chrome extensions for more safe and secure browsing experience.
WOT chrome extension
The WOT chrome extension is a safe surfing tool for your browser. Traffic-light rating symbols show which websites you can trust for safe surfing, shopping and searching on the web.
WOT ratings are powered by a global community of millions of trustworthy users who have rated millions of websites based on their experiences.
The WOT extension provides reputation ratings to search results when you use Google, Yahoo!, Bing, Wikipedia and other popular sites, helping you protect your computer and personal information. Your online email account – Google Mail, Yahoo! Mail and Hotmail is also protected.
Password fail chrome extension
As a frequent websites user, you signup in many accounts and stored your password as clear text. It is a potential threat for your privacy. This extension automatically detects the suspicious sites that do not follow the strict measures of privacy. While opening them, the icon will popup automatically to show the security status of that malicious site.
McAfee SiteAdvisor chrome extension
If you don’t recognize the WOT chrome extension and aren’t sure about its ratings, you may well want to check out McAfee’s Site Advisor extension. This extension will be based on McAfee SiteAdvisor and will warn / inform you about the ratings of the page you are visiting. unlike WOT, Site Advisor doesn’t display ratings next to all the links on a page and it will only prevent access to untrusted sites
If you choose not to load the exploit url(Options page), it will be automatically re-directed to Siteadvisor, where you can see the full details about the website you are about to visit.
Ghostery chrome extension
Everybody needs privacy whether it is real life virtual world of internet. The ghostery chrome extension protects your privacy on internet and enables you to know that who is tracking your web browsing. Every time you browse internet, the digital footprints left behind and anyone can track your activity. This extension enables you to control the tracking your preferences on various websites. By disabling these tracking widgets, the speed of browsing may also increase.
KB SSL Enforcer chrome extension
Many popular Web sites offer secure SSL encrypted versions of their login pages, but they don’t send users there by default. If you’d prefer to see the lock icon and https:// at the start of your Omnibar, before typing your details into any site, check out this extension. It has some great features such as: Automatically detects if a site supports SSL (TLS) and redirects you to it, Flexible options for overriding the auto-detection, Caches which sites support SSL (respects incognito mode).
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