Local sheriff is a reconnaissance tool in your browser for your data.
Local sheriff as a reconnaissance tool in your browser.
While you normally browse the internet it works in the background and helps you to identify what sensitive information(PII) about you is being shared / leaked to which all third-parties.
PRIVACY & SECURITY
Local Sheriff does not transmit any data over the internet. All data needed for analysis remains on your local hard disk drive at all times. However, the data saved by this extension is NOT encrypted, so any data you save remains in the clear, although it will remain on your hard drive and only someone who knows where to look and has physical access to your hard drive would be able to access it. There is a plan in the roadmap to delete the data when user clears history.
Extensions in Chrome by default do not work in incognito mode. While, in Firefox they are enabled with limited functionailty. It would worth checking and deciding what should be the desired behaviour.
After using Local-sheriff for few days, it slows down the browser.
It is advised to remove local-sheriff and re-install it.
Removing will delete all data stored by local-sheriff.