Malwarebytes Browser Guard

Malwarebytes Browser Guard

The fastest and safest web browsing experience. Secure your privacy by blocking trackers, blocking ads, and blocking malicious content.

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What is Malwarebytes Browser Guard?

Malwarebytes Browser Guard is a unique Firefox add-on that offers a safer and faster web browsing experience. By blocking trackers, advertisements, and undesirable content, this extension significantly increases browsing speed & protects your privacy. It’s the first of its kind to effectively identify and nullify tech support scams. Moreover, it fortifies your browser against malware and other harmful content. Enjoy a secure, clean, and efficient online experience with Malwarebytes Browser Guard.

Stats date:
Version: 2.6.15 (Last updated: 2023-11-20)
Creation date: 2018-01-12
Weekly download count: 5,399
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • alarms
  • downloads
  • storage
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • unlimitedStorage
  • nativeMessaging
  • <all_urls>
  • contextMenus
Size: 26.69M
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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Malwarebytes Browser Guard gives you a safer and faster web browsing experience. It blocks trackers and malicious websites while filtering out annoying ads and other unwanted content like credit card skimmers. In fact, you can browse up to four times faster.

It is the world’s first browser extension that can identify and block new fake tech support scams. And Malwarebytes Browser Guard crushes pop-ups, browser hijackers, and browser lockers with ease. We take on the bad guys, so you don’t have to.

Download Malwarebytes Browser Guard for an awesome online experience now.

What it does for you:

Blocks ads & loads pages faster Speeds up how fast web pages display by blocking ads and other unwanted content, providing a cleaner experience and increased bandwidth.

Puts the hurt on tech support scammers Identifies and stops browser lockers, browser hijackers, and other scare tactics tech support scammers use to con you out of money.

Protects your privacy

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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.
  • Increases browser speed
  • Effectively saves computer from viruses
  • Useful management of controls when understood
  • Complements the use of Malwarebytes Premium
  • Recent updates have slowed down Firefox
  • Erroneously flags certain safe websites as phishing attempts
  • Interferes with YouTube functionalities such as ads and video playback quality
  • Confusing update process for Safari
Most mentioned
  • Interference with YouTube
  • Speed of Firefox
  • Ease of management
  • Protection from viruses
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Risk impact

Malwarebytes Browser Guard is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Malwarebytes Browser Guard if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Malwarebytes Browser Guard has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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