“In response to the threat of malicious widgets that automatically install themselves when you visit a website, ‘Widget, The World Watcher‘ has been released to tame all widget downloads. Rather than completely disabling Safari’s handy automatic file opening feature, this free program asks for permission before installing a widget you’ve downloaded. You can choose to install it, delete it, or move it to your desktop for later analysis.
And of course, “if a widget is found attempting eco-villainy, Widget, The World Watcher will fly in from space and go to work saving the day with the aid of Kristine, Brian and Kevin.” Gotta love free programs…”
[ Republished from DashboardWidgets News ]