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Browser Bleach

Posted: February 28, 2018

The Browser Bleach is a Chrome extension, which is advertised as a unique utility that will optimize your privacy settings automatically to ensure your safety and privacy while browsing the Web. This tool claims to be superior to others because the Browser Bleach does not require you to do anything, so you will not need to tamper with any settings to achieve the desired results. However, it seems that the Browser Bleach can't deliver on its promise since the only noticeable change it brings is to replace the Chrome New Tab with an alternative search engine. While changes of this sort are not unsafe, they are quite irritating and may often lead to poor results when attempting to search the Web.

The new tab page that the Browser Bleach promote is quite simplified and it hosts a simple search field, which is accompanied by several buttons that you can use to perform privacy-related actions quickly, such as:

  • Delete tracking cookies
  • Open an incognito window
  • Clear the browser cache
  • Clear your browsing history

While this is not untrue entirely, you should be aware that all of these features are accessible through the Chrome's settings menu, and you do not need to install the Browser Bleach to use them. The Browser Bleach software has been categorized as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP), and you can accomplish its removal with the help of a trustworthy PC Security utility. Please keep in mind that this PUP is not unsafe, and you will not experience any major issues if you opt to keep on using it.