Browsing Protection by F-Secure

Browsing Protection by F-Secure

Extension for protecting encrypted browsing with security products by F-Secure.

What is Browsing Protection by F-Secure?
Browsing Protection by F-Secure is a Firefox extension that offers HTTPS support and enhances the security of your web browsing alongside F-Secure's core security products. It provides safety rating indicators, enables SafeSearch mode in search engines, and blocks unwanted web content. The add-on functions with the installed F-Secure security product and is not standalone.
Stats
By: F-Secure
Version: 5.3.11 (Last updated: 2024-03-04)
Creation date: 2015-08-25
Weekly download count: 5,025
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • nativeMessaging
  • webNavigation
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • management
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 694.51K
Stats date:

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Browsing Protection by F-Secure
Browsing Protection by F-Secure (v5.3.11)
3.18 (317) 3,000,000
Browsing Protection by F-Secure
Browsing Protection by F-Secure (v5.3.11)
2.70 (767) 6,515,448
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Summary

Browsing Protection by F-Secure is an extension that provides HTTPS protocol support for installed security products by F-Secure. The extension enables safety rating indicators and SafeSearch mode for search engines when HTTPS is used. In addition, unwanted web content delivered using HTTPS can be blocked.

Browsing Protection by F-Secure does not work as standalone and always requires an F-Secure security product to be installed.

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.
Pros
  • Effective
  • Top-notch product
  • Affordable price
Cons
  • Annoying popups
  • Disrupts browsing
  • Prevents normal usage of YouTube
Most mentioned
  • Annoying popups
  • Disrupts browsing
  • Prevents normal usage of YouTube
Recent reviews
by GüntherSchroll, 2024-04-14

by Geissbühler, 2024-04-11

by Geissbühler, 2024-04-11
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Safety
Risk impact

Browsing Protection by F-Secure 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 Browsing Protection by F-Secure if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Browsing Protection by F-Secure is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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