- Jan 27, 2017
That was a quick U-turn.
I've been using Chrome since 2010 and have not had a single issue about not trusting Google. Likewise with Microsoft and Apple, these giants have nothing to hide, well mostly nothing.
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I've always been cautious about enthusiast brands. It's been confirmed some of those de-googled Chromium builds are backdoored and/or redirectors.
Yandex is clean, fast and exceedingly sexy for a browser but 100% untrustworthy now IMO. Similar to Opera, I do not trust Opera at all anymore either after my last tests with them and it backend pinging phishing domains on a fresh install. But Yandex, still connecting to Yandex domains even without Yandex on the system is hilarious and bordering on malware activity.
I still feel dirty from Yandex and feel like I need to format machines that were tainted by it. But after going over everything they appear to have been removed properly (with some manual work)