Ping Blocker

Ping Blocker

Stop sites from tracking the links you visit through hyperlink auditing.

What is Ping Blocker?
Ping Blocker is a browser extension designed for Edge that offers protection against link tracking through hyperlink auditing. This software blocks ping requests, as well as beacon requests and Content Security Policy (CSP) reports that are silently sent when users click on links. The continuous development and update of Ping Blocker are supported by its backers. This indispensable online tool is also available as an add-on for both Chrome and Firefox browsers.
Stats
Users: 819 ▲ 14
Rating: 5.00 (2)
Version: 1.0.0 (Last updated: 2020-01-21)
Creation date: 2020-01-21
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • <all_urls>
Size: 31.59K
URLs: Website
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Ping Blocker
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Summary

Ping Blocker is a browser extension that prevents sites from tracking the links you visit through hyperlink auditing.

The continued development of Ping Blocker is made possible thanks to the support of awesome backers. If you'd like to join them, please check out https://armin.dev/go/patreon

The extension blocks ping requests sent in the background when you click on links. Beacon requests and CSP reports are also blocked.

Verify if ping requests are currently sent by your browser with Ping Spotter.

https://armin.dev/apps/ping-spotter

The extension is also available for Chrome and Firefox: https://github.com/dessant/ping-blocker#readme

Issues and feature requests can be submitted on GitHub.

https://github.com/dessant/ping-blocker

User reviews
Great add-on. Works as intended. Checking with ping-spotter verifies that it is working as expected.
by Blanca, 2021-06-19
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Safety
Risk impact

Ping Blocker is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Ping Blocker if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Ping Blocker has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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