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Hola browser extension should be uninstalled, researchers say

Israel-based Hola said it is working to fix the problems and will undertake a security review

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Ultra-popular Hola VPN extension sold your bandwidth for use in a botnet attack

If you use Hola to route around regional restrictions. You might want to think twice about that.

How to view recent webpages when you're offline

Need to see that New York Times article again, but you just lost your Internet connection? If you've got Chrome or Firefox you can still get to it.

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Chrome Custom Tabs smooths the transition between apps and the web

Being sent from an app to a web browser will be a lot less jarring in Android M.

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Create personalized, universal keyboard shortcuts for 50+ music sites with this awesome Chrome extension

Love keyboard shortcuts? But just want one set to fast forward, rewind, and play/pause? Try out Streamkeys for Chrome.

Coming to Firefox: Ads based on your browsing history

Mozilla already includes limited advertising in Firefox's new tab page, and will soon expand that effort with Suggested Tiles.

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Adblock Plus' new Firefox-based browser eradicates ads on Android devices

Forget about the add-on, the Adblock Plus mobile browser is here.

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Google Tone Chrome add-on shares URLs with nearby PCs using inaudible sound

Google Tone broadcasts addresses through sound that's inaudible to humans.

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How to easily secure your web browsing with TunnelBear's free Chrome extension

Only need VPN-like protection for your browser and not your whole desktop? Check out TunnelBear for Chrome and Chrome OS.

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URL-spoofing bug in Apple's Safari could enable hard to detect phishing attacks

A researcher developed code that can trick Safari into showing a different URL in its address bar than the one currently loaded.

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Give Wikipedia a sleek, user-friendly visual overhaul with the Wikiwand extension

Tired of dealing with Wikipedia's aging interface? Give the Wikiwand Chrome extension a try.

Google blocks Chrome extensions not found in the official Web Store

Extensions for Windows and Mac will have to be installed from Google's Web Store, a small handful of restricted business and developer exceptions aside.

Firefox 38 arrives with contentious closed-source DRM integrated by default

Firefox 38 arrives with its most controversial feature yet: a content decryption module that enables users to watch copy-protected HTML5-based video.

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Windows 10's new Edge browser: More details about what to expect post-launch

Microsoft still has a lot of work to do on its browser overhaul. Here are the features it's promising after launch.

This Chrome extension helps color-blind users see the web

If you need help discerning colors online this new Chrome extension from Google could help.