WebRTC Blocker

WebRTC Blocker

Disables WebRTC to prevent IP leak while on VPN.

What is WebRTC Blocker?

WebRTC Blocker is a Firefox add-on that disables WebRTC, a vulnerability in web browsers, to prevent IP leaks while using VPN. It ensures online privacy and enhances security by blocking WebRTC leaks.

Stats
Users: 304 ▼ -16
Rating: 5.00 (3)
Version: 2.1.0 (Last updated: 2019-03-21)
Creation date: 2019-03-01
Weekly download count: 1,199
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • privacy
  • storage
  • management
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • <all_urls>
Size: 505.69K
URLs: Website
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Summary

HideMyOrigin.com is a VPN Service that offers their service with Special Tools and Ad-Blocking through DNS Security implementations. As for online privacy and VPNs, the topic of WebRTC leaks and vulnerabilities often comes up.

While the WebRTC issue is often associated with VPNs, this is in fact a vulnerability with web browsers – Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Brave.

So what is WebRTC?

WebRTC stands for “Web Real-Time Communication”. This basically allows for voice, video chat, and P2P sharing within the browser (real-time communication) without adding extra browser extensions

This Add-on will block WebRTC Leaks.

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Safety
Risk impact

WebRTC Blocker is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install WebRTC Blocker if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

WebRTC Blocker is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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