Google has disabled The Great Suspender, an extension used by Chrome users who were exposed to many tabs open because, in the words of the message users have received, it “contains malware.”
This has given users some questions and concerns.
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First, what happened? Well, concerns were raised last year that the extension contained shameless code after the extension changed hands. More details here on GitHub.
Yesterday, Google pulled the plug on the extension and told users that it was now blocked, and everything mentioned about it in the Google Chrome online store now results in the 404s.
If you were a user, the tabs you have suspended are now gone. You can still recover them, but it̵
Others want to know what to do next.
There are some extensions you can use that do similar things. Session Buddy and OneTab sprint to mind.
If you prefer a paid service, I’ve been using Partizion for the last few months, and I think it’s very reliable, and once you get used to it, it works very well.
Or you know, you can limit the number of tabs you have opened.