Thanks, Martin. Dan Goodin Have you tried clearing your cache and LocalStorage? I’m sorry to hear this has happened but thankful for your work and support. I agree. They must now be considered compromised same as the extensions. Both Nano Defender and Nano Adblocker have been removed from the Chrome Web Store! Thank you Martin. report abuse to chrome! The only specificity of this set of 3 Nano Defender filter lists compared to what we know of adding our own (uBO / Dashboard / Filter Lists / Custom – Import…) is what is described in the article’s step 3.4 : “Locate the variable userResourcesLocation and replace the initial value [..]”, uBO provides detailed information about this userResourcesLocation setting:, User Agent Switcher, an extension that had more than 100,000 active users until Google removed it earlier this month is reported to have done the same thing. A website is perceptibly slower with Nano Defender enabled. In most cases this should invalidate the session cookies and prevent anyone from using them to gain unauthorized access. They just don’t call it “acceptable ads”, but “useful ads”. You have to be on the reader page. Read and change anything you send or receive from websites. As a Luddite who still uses Pale Moon as his primary browser, I guess I’m I’m left out in the cold. Release date 4/23/2018 . Holy shit…thank you for this article, I was so confused what’s going on., They understood people simply leaving the page and we get kind of different notice. Great. Original developer still owns Edge store listing and he made it hidden himself because it won’t receive any updates. > Brave doesn’t operate such a whitelist, apart from the whitelist it operates. It’s a cycle and sooner or later these browsers will be replaced by one that respects its users and allows such flexibility but for now we are stuck with this sick mentality that is a manifestion of the culture in our current landscape so we will have to wait and see what the future brings but I can assure you at this pace chrome will have a neat spot in the pages of history right next to IE but maybe this time it will take down a few others that have followed the same path with it. Since Brave is underreported here, such an opportunity is yet to arise. So far it also blocks ads about non-blocking ads, antiblock that is, at sites. why would you use nano over UBO anyway.? (easy). Möglicherweise nutzen Sie Ublock Origin oder ein anderes Adblocker Plugin. , @Thorky, your comment got me to test and despite NanoDefender’s integration to uBO …, “Warum sehe ich nicht? “This is a good example why I strongly believe in limiting or even not installing any extensions”, This is exactly how the major browser companies would like us to think about adblockers…. Nano Defender can only protect one adblocker and will prioritize Nano Adblocker. Thanks Ali, Just did keep the circle grow by 1. I stand corrected. I know there are a lot of good devs out there with good extensions that would never do this kind of thing. If you are using uBlock Origin, there are a few extra installation steps to follow.. I was affected by this because I used Nano Defender to supplement uBlock Origin. I'm glad that's all, I guess - they could have done much worse. There are many reports of users' Instagram accounts being affected, however. The process is a bit complicated for uBlock Origin, but it works without having to install Nano Adblocker in the browser of choice. I uninstalled it without being butthurt, just wishing the guy good luck, at least he properly supported Edge browser, both version at the time, unlike uBlock. Step 1. 4) Log out of your accounts. Copyright SOFTONIC INTERNATIONAL S.A. © 2005- 2020 - All rights reserved, Time to remove Nano Adblocker and Defender from your browsers (except Firefox). @Pierre, whatever the filters there will always be exceptions. The article might do well to update with this information. I bet you are just now using a browser that whitelists ads on the search result page by default, and you only block those via uBlock Origin. The GitHub page seems to suggest that it is. A shame as it had been my go to ad block extensions. Depending on how these scripts work, they may just display warnings when users visit the site with enabled adblockers or require that users deactivate the adblocker or whitelist the site to continue. Nano Defender is causing (further) breakage. So now I don’t run any ad-blocker because I save a lot of Web pages and it’s just too much work to keep saving and resaving due to some adblocker’s incompetence. Interestingly, the latest version in the Chrome Web Store is, dated 15 October. This is a far cry from the type of ads (website elements) we are talking about here. Adblocking extensions with more than 300,000 active users have been surreptitiously uploading user browsing data and tampering with users’ social media accounts thanks to malware its new owner introduced a few weeks ago, according to technical analyses and posts on Github. Nobody is perfect. In fact, the list of websites is unknown at this time as it was remotely configured. Here are the steps I would suggest you take: 1) Remove Nano Adblocker and / or Nano Defender if you haven’t already. was a bit of *hostile* to FF (and ditched the FF version of his addons and focusing on Chrome), so I’ll stick to uBO. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The two are intimately connected with each other. See issues linked below for more details. Auf dem Hauptrechner ist mir uBlock Origin mit seiner Flexibilität doch lieber, … It is a race between creators of adblockers and anti-adblockers that does not address the bigger underlying picture in regards to advertisement on the Internet. Manifest v3 is another example of trash… it must be another example of google going to great lengths to “listening to its users” :/. I hope Martin will keep informing us and since asking for it : please a post about the new Privacy Badger, the old one has become dangerous. AdGuard is one of our favourite free ad blockers due not only to its simplicity, but also how customisable it is. Fuck Fuckadblock (hit “Subscribe” in order to subscribe): The extension is now designed to lookup specific information from your outgoing network requests according to an externally configurable heuristics and send it to Couldn’t live without them. Using the new Microsoft Edge? Is is really that hard to grasp? I disable adblocking for sites I want to support, but if a site prevents me from finding out whether it’s worth supporting in the first place, this might come in handy. You know, “for your own security”. Since he no longer maintains it and decided to sell out for chromium i just got rid of it anyway. Step 3.4 is missing some critical information that is present in the GitHub page. was mache ich falsch?hat jemand ein tip für mich? uBlock Origin Extra seems to be abandoned, though. There is a website where I always have to disable JavaScript in order to read it. [NSFW],, It wasn’t the best move but this is a great lesson for anyone in the field how not to handle the situation. Be sure to review the filters policy to know what are considered to be issues and what are not. The Tampermonkey scripts stopped working for me —but this did, and amazingly so! Now You: What is your take on sites using anti-adblockers that notify or block users with adblockers? Every opportunity is good to advertise for brave it seems. The latest status I have found is that Google Web Store took down the Chrome Nano Extension and deleted it from Chrome browser users who installed the Nano Extension. > contrary to what the brave shills are trying to push here. Clicking retry makes it complete. It’s a shame it has happened but it would be a shame to also lose you. I’m going to give it a try. The maintainer of the Firefox versions has announced that development of Nano Adblocker will be put to rest on Firefox, but that he / she will continue to develop Nano Defender independently, possibly renaming it. Thank you for enlightening me with your woke logic and reasoning. Store personal browsing data on your device. You can follow Martin on. AdBlock Plus whitelists entire ad networks on whatever random websites their ads may be found, this comparison is totally erroneous. Just use UBO Extra instead of Nano Defender, it basically works the same, Except this maybe?? Nano Defender has more than 200,000 users that installed the extension from the Chrome Web Store alone.