Some developers create extensions that distribute malware or show users pop-up ads, flashing banners, and other intrusive advertising. That is why Yandex.Browser allows you to install extensions only from Chrome Web Store and Opera Add-ons where extensions are checked.
If you install an extension from another website, the browser will disable it immediately after installation and inform you of this. If you trust the source, you can enable the extension for a single session by clicking Enable in the upper-left corner of the window:
When you click OK in the window, the extension from an untrusted source is disabled. If you want to enable the extension later, you can do this in the browser settings:
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Sometimes attackers try to replace the files in installed extensions with advertising files or malicious code. To protect you from this type of deception, the browser periodically verifies the authenticity of extensions.
If an extension does not pass verification, the browser disables it and displays a warning:
Yandex.Browser verifies the authenticity of extensions in order to protect users from fakes with advertising or malicious code. If an extension you develop doesn't pass verification:
Some browser extensions may change the appearance of websites by opening pop-up windows, flash banners, or other obtrusive advertising.
To remove the advertising:
Clean your computer of malicious extensions:
Enable the Adguard extension, which blocks advertising:
If an extension was installed but its button doesn't appear on the browser panel: