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KP

i dont get it. How would this monitor that the website is spying and making ajax requests?

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Nir Lanka ニル • Edited

I didn't research yet. My initial thoughts were either:

  • monitor inputs and check if requests are sent with that data (not sure about extension permissions allow this)
  • or just blindly replace some critical input fields (name, email, etc), record the inputs and put them back into the form before submit. (credit to arerbac-ad for coming up with the idea)

I'm not 100% sure we can do this, but we wanted to try out some ideas and see. Do you think these ideas won't work for technical reasons?

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KP

I get it now. The original answer wasn't as clear.
There will be some technical challenges to doing this, but I'd be interested in following your progress if you share a link to your repo (or better yet, a demo)!

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Nir Lanka ニル

That sounds wonderful! Thanks for your support. I will try and start the basic implementation, so we can have a look and consider our options or improve. I have only limited experience building Chrome extensions, but I'm sure if we put our heads together we can build a feasible solution somehow.

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Nir Lanka ニル

I was just browsing around, and thought this extension had some characteristics we could look into (monitoring request body etc). Need to check thoroughly.
chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/...