How to Block Intrusive Javascript on Chrome and Firefox
How to Block Intrusive Javascript on Chrome and Firefox

Let’s have a look at the guide to block the Intrusive Javascript on Google Chrome and Firefox browser using the simple extension and add-ons for your browser. You can also filter out the trusted sites where you don’t want to alter any javascript. So, have a look at complete guide discussed below to proceed.

Till now you must have our lots of guide related to browser securities and anonymous browsing over the internet where we had discussed lots of methods that you can use to secure your accounts details on the internet. Today we are here with one another guide that can help you to protect yourself from the attacking javascript. Javascript is a scripting language that is used by lots of hackers to attack the target and sometimes these scripts can be inserted into the web pages and when you try to access those pages those scripts run on your browser and your security can be compromised so it’s better to stay safe on these scripts by using right countermeasures. Now, most of the users use either Chrome and Firefox that is why today I’ll discuss the guide for both the browser that will block malicious scripts on this browser. Also, you can filter out the trusted sites where you don’t want to alter any javascript. So have a look at complete guide discussed below to proceed.

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How To Block Intrusive Javascript on Chrome and Firefox

The method is quite simple and easy and you just need to follow simple guide that will help you to implement this. We have selected two extensions based on user rating, download rate and some of our personal experience and hope you will also like these extensions.

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For Google Chrome

Google Chrome comes with a few extensions which are really good at blocking intrusive Javascript. These extensions will allow you to choose which script to block and allow. So, let’s have a look at some of the best extension which you can use to block intrusive javascript from Chrome browser.

ScriptBlock

For google chrome, we have one extension that you can easily use to better manage your scripts on the browser. And the extension is ScriptBlock. The script block is an extension that provides better control of javascript, iframes and other unwanted content. It even can mitigate cross-site-scripting(XXS) attacks and drive-by-downloads. ScriptBlock works perfectly together with other extensions like AdBlock, AdBlock Plus or Ghostery. You can add your trusted sites to a whitelist, so they will not be affected by ScriptBlock. Simply open the above-shared link and then download and install the app and then you will see this extension will be blocking these scripts.

Block Intrusive Javascript on Chrome and Firefox
Block Intrusive Javascript on Chrome and Firefox

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Using Scriptsafe

ScriptSafe is another interesting Google Chrome extension that works not only on Google Chrome but also on Chromium-based browsers like Vivaldi. The interface of ScriptSafe is very clean and it blocks nearly all scripts by default. Sometimes, this feature breaks the web page, however, the extension also provides users an option to allow script.

Using Scriptsafe
Using Scriptsafe

Not only that, you can also add the script to ‘Trust’ which will not block the script. You can even deny any particular script which will force the extension to block the script on any webpage. ScriptSafe also shows users the list of blocked content. Basically, it gives users the ability to block and allow scripts.

#2 Mozilla Firefox

Just like the Google Chrome, Firefox also has add-ons which you can use to extend the features of the browser. Firefox also has a couple of add-ons that can help you to block intrusive Javascript on the browser. So, let’s have a look at some of the best add-ons which you can use to block intrusive javascript from Firefox browser.

Using Toggle JS

Similarly like Chrome, we have one great add-on for Firefox that is Toggle JS. A simple toolbar button to quickly toggle javascript between enabled or disabled. A green shield is shown when javascript is enabled and a red shield is shown when it is disabled. You just need to simply visit the link shared above and then download and install the extension.

Block Intrusive Javascript on Chrome and Firefox
Block Intrusive Javascript on Chrome and Firefox

Using NoScript

NoScript is very much similar to the ScriptSafe which is an extension for Google Chrome browser. The NoScript for Firefox is one of the best addons which you can use to block intrusive Javascript on firefox browser. By default, the add-on blocks all the scripts that load automatically after opening a webpage.

Using NoScript
Using NoScript

However, the addon gives users an option to unblock the blocked scripts. The addon blocks scripts by domain and it gives users an option to temporarily allow a script. You can also permanently allow all scripts on the page by hovering over ‘Allow all on this page’

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So the above guide was all about How to Block Intrusive Javascript on Chrome and Firefox. Use the guide and you can simply better manage the javascript loading in your browsers and that will help you to secure your data being compromised by the attackers. To implement this guide and let us know your experience in this. If you have any related queries with this then please comment as I’ll be waiting for your response.



AUTHOR

Karanpreet Singh is the Co-Founder of Techviral. He writes about how to, tutorials especially on Android, iPhone, Computer, Internet, Social Networks, etc. Apart from this, he is an Ec-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) and a Digital Marketing Expert. He loves to share his knowledge with others through blogging.

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