Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Latest Alexa Chrome extension appears to be spyware
Rightardia uses a chrome extension to check out blogs rating. The newest version of Alexa had to be re-enabled because it can now access data on all websites, monitor tabs and browsing activity and capture your list of apps, extensions and themes.
Rightardia's recomendation. don't use the Alexa toolbar or extension.
It has morphed into a browser helper object that is essentially spyware.
Rightardia's numbers are certified by Alexa, but under the circumstances, we have cancelled the Certified Pro Alexa service.
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