Avira Browser Safety

Avira Browser Safety

Avira Browser Safety helps identify internet addresses that are harmful to your system when you are browsing the web and protects your privacy by preventing invisible trackers.

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What is Avira Browser Safety?

Avira Browser Safety is a Firefox add-on designed to offer a secure and private browsing experience. It functions by identifying and blocking harmful internet addresses to prevent any potential malware or cyber threats. Additionally, it thwarts invisible trackers ensuring user privacy. Also, it highlights infected sites right in your search results and prevents redirection to malicious search engines, thereby providing a safer online experience. It offers an option for secure online shopping as well by comparing product prices from safe websites.

Stats date:
By: Avira
Rating: 4.50 (427)
Version: (Last updated: 2022-04-29)
Creation date: 2014-04-01
Weekly download count: 893
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • cookies
  • unlimitedStorage
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • webNavigation
  • webRequestBlocking
Size: 1.83M
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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Avira Browser Safety
Avira Browser Safety (v4.2.7.2439)
4.15 (2,947) 7,065,403
Not available on Edge

Avira Browser Safety helps identify internet addresses that are harmful to your system when you are browsing the web and protects your privacy by preventing invisible trackers.

What features are included? Safe surfing

  • Browse securely: We block over 100 million malicious sites per month
  • Shield your identity: We detect over 30 million phishing & spam attacks per month
  • Download safely: We prevent over 1 million potentially unwanted applications (PUA) from hiding in your download
Private browsing
  • Anti-tracking: We stop thousands of ad networks from monitoring you online
  • Optimal experience: We enable you to access all your favorite web services without interference
Smarter searches
  • Know before you go: We highlight infected sites directly in your search results
  • Anti-hijacking: We ensure you’re never redirected to malicious search engines
Safe deals as option-feature during surfing
  • We compare offers and product prices – from secure websites only – to help you make informed decisions while you shop online. Please be aware that in very few cases wherein to enable a seamless browsing experience, some of the trackers will be allowed to run without being blocked for this feature.
What data is processed by us?
  • URLs (Internet address data) in an anonymized form for debugging, statistical purposes, and to improve detection rates.
  • Extension activity data to measure how the user interacts with the extension
  • Device information (Browser type, version, language) to strengthen product telemetry
  • RNDSNR (Random Serial Number) and session ID to distinguish unique users and malicious hits
  • Geolocation (country level) information to identify malware campaigns
By clicking "Install", you are accepting the End User License Agreement (EULA) here: https://www.avira.com/en/end-user-license-agreement-terms-of-use. You can find our Privacy Policy here: https://www.avira.com/en/general-privacy
User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Trustworthy add-in
  • Good complement to Avira Prime product
  • Effective operation
  • Resources-consuming
  • Can make computer slow
  • May be considered as bloatware
Most mentioned
  • Avira
  • Add-on
  • Browser safety
  • Updates
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Risk impact

Avira Browser Safety is not very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this add-on unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Avira Browser Safety has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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