Yandex — Homepage

Yandex — Homepage

Quick access to our search engine and other Yandex services

What is Yandex — Homepage?
'Yandex — Homepage' is a Firefox extension that simplifies access to Yandex's search engine and various services. Upon installation, it sets yandex.ru as your browser's homepage, providing quicker navigation to your favorite Yandex features.
Merlin
Stats
By: Yandex
Rating: 4.25 (102)
Version: 8.23.3resigned1 (Last updated: 2024-04-25)
Creation date: 2015-08-05
Weekly download count: 300
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides home page: Yes
Permissions:
  • unlimitedStorage
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • cookies
  • tabs
Size: 93.13K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Merlin
Summary

Setting yandex.ru as the home page

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
    Cons
    • Some users can't direct to the homepage by clicking on the icon
    • Certain users want the Yandex.ru link changed
    • Accused of being a 'Kremlin backdoor'
    Most mentioned
    • Link redirection issues
    • Requests to change Yandex.ru link
    • Kremlin backdoor
    Recent reviews


    by Ната, 2024-02-21
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    Safety
    Risk impact

    Yandex — Homepage 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 Yandex — Homepage if you trust the publisher.

    Risk likelihood

    Yandex — Homepage is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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