Extension Binary Search

Extension Binary Search

The easiest and most effective way to locate a malicious or buggy extension.

What is Extension Binary Search?
Extension Binary Search is an Edge add-on designed to assist in locating malicious or buggy extensions. It enables users to disable and test extensions systematically, narrowing down the search until only one extension remains. The add-on is available on Github for easy access and usage.
Stats
Users: 73 ▲ 1
Version: 2.0.4 (Last updated: 2023-12-20)
Creation date: 2023-02-14
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • management
  • storage
Size: 599.73K
URLs: Website
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Summary
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This extension is used to assist in locating malicious or buggy extensions. After you click the Start button, the following steps will be performed.

  1. Disable half of enabled extensions.
  2. It is up to you to manually test if the target extension is still running, and this extension will further narrow the search based on your feedback.
  3. Cycle through steps 1 and 2 above until only one extension remains.

Github: https://github.com/BlackGlory/extension-binary-search

Safety
Risk impact

Extension Binary Search is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Extension Binary Search is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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