Google has revealed various rules designed at making Chrome extensions secure and more dependable. Several extensions ask for blanket access to your browsing data. People will get the option to allow list in viewing and manipulating the sites very soon. It might allow an extension access to your current page with just a click. This specific feature is added to Chrome 70 and it is scheduled to appear at the end of the current month. The new arrival will also feature other privacy targeted updates. Developers will not be able to submit extensions having concealed code. Google says, at least 70% of malicious and policy-breaching extensions are using such code.
A more efficiently reachable code will speed up the review process. Developers will have a sufficient time until January 1st to deprive confused code of their extensions in making them compatible with newly updated rules. The Tech giant says; there will be a deeper review process for extensions asking you for stronger permissions. The company is deeply monitoring them with remotely hosted code.
Developers will need to enable two-step verification on their Chrome Web Store accounts during next year. Google also plans to present an updated version of the extensions platform manifest, with the aim of enabling “stronger security, privacy and performance guarantees.” Google has indicated that more than half of Chrome users actively employ extensions. So, the new changes would make browsing the web safer for millions of online users.