Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#12856 new defect

avast! Online Security plug-in conflict with HTTPS Anywhere (Chrome)

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by: zyan
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: HTTPS Everywhere/HTTPS Everywhere: Chrome Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: ssilver@… Actual Points:
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I recently installed the avast! Online Security plug-in for Chrome, and have noticed a periodic "Extension error" alert. The details provided by Chrome in my plug-in list, under HTTPS Anywhere (2014.6.26) are:

"Warning: This extension failed to redirect a network request to because another extension (avast! Online Security) redirected it to chrome-extension://gomekmidlodglbbmalcneegieacbdmki/common/mocks/ga.js."

I have "Web Tracking blocked" enabled in my avast! settings, and was told by avast tech support to either disable this feature or disable HTTPS Anywhere. Is it possible to add an exception so I can both block analytics with avast and continue to use HTTPS Anywhere without constantly throwing up an error?

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Warning listed in Chrome plug-ins list

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Changed 6 years ago by cypherpunks

Warning listed in Chrome plug-ins list

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by teor

Severity: Normal

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