Reason Core Security anti-malware scan for the file adblock-plus.exe (SHA-1 2143e13c12be36158b8fc86f29c06631ab358eb2).Click the AdBlock Plus button on your browser and select Disable on Observer.com.Our adblock will not only remove all the advertising, but will also.It has been verified through discussion that AdBlock is open source.
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This should let you trust AdBlock more, but remember it is still capable of doing those things.
Help About Wikipedia Community portal Recent changes Contact page.Adblock (as other extensions and, for that matter, browser developers) has the technical ability to get a lot of your data, and you have all the risks commonly associated with running third-party applications - namely, that the vendor can be malicious, and there may be bugs in their software that break your security.But in the case of AdBlock Plus, the software is well-understood and developed by a team that has a track record of protecting the interests of its users.
We know that it will not steal your data, even though—as the other answers point out—it has the technical ability to do so.UI in the logger to create static filters, per-site switch to disable remote fonts, filter list identification for static filters in logger and strict blocking.
Main page Contents Featured content Current events Random article Donate to Wikipedia Wikipedia store.This list is by no means complete so it is not a reliable source when you want to know if your browser has crapware installed.They added some crapware to the list to make it look more legitimate.It does modify web page contents, that is what blocking ads is about.What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Permanent link Page information Wikidata item Cite this page.Adblock can access the DOM (document object model) on all pages.
Of course, in principle, one has to admit that Adblock (Plus) is of course a potential security risk.