Browsing Protection by F-Secure

Browsing Protection by F-Secure

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

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What is Browsing Protection by F-Secure?

Browsing Protection by F-Secure is a very popular Edge add-on by F-Secure. This add-on has 5,566,843 weekly active users and an average user rating of 2.70. The latest version, 4.2.144, was updated a month ago.

Stats date:
Rating: 2.70 (707)
Version: 4.2.144 (Last updated: 2023-02-13)
Creation date: 2022-04-21
Manifest version: 3
  • tabs
  • nativeMessaging
  • webNavigation
  • declarativeNetRequest
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • contextMenus
Host permissions:
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 334.67K
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
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Not available on Firefox
Security products by F-Secure require this browser extension to be able to protect your web browsing, online banking and shopping, and to show you security information while you are browsing the internet.

Browsing Protection is an extension that provides HTTPS protocol support for the installed security products by F-Secure. The extension enables the Banking Protection functionality as well as rating icons and the SafeSearch mode for search engines when HTTPS is used. In addition, unwanted web content delivered using HTTPS can be handled with a block page.

To install the extension, select Get > Add extension. If the extension is already installed but disabled, select Turn on to enable it.
Risk impact

Browsing Protection by F-Secure requires a lot of risky permissions and is not safe to use. Avoid installing this add-on unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk impact measures the level of extra permissions an extension has access to. A low risk impact extension cannot do much harms, whereas a high risk impact extension can do a lot of damage like stealing your password, bypass your security settings, and access your personal data. High risk impact extensions are not necessarily malicious. However, if they do turn malicious, they can be very harmful.

Risk likelihood

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

Risk likelihood measures the probability that an Edge add-on may turn malicious. This is determined by the publisher and the Edge add-on reputation on Edge Add-on Store, the amount of time the Edge add-on has been around, and other signals about the Edge add-on. Our algorithms are not perfect, and are subject to change as we discover new ways to detect malicious extensions. We recommend that you always exercise caution when installing an Edge add-on, especially ones with higher risk impact and/or higher risk likelihood.

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User reviews
Ik vind het raar en erg onbetrouwbaar dat ik mijn browser steeds weer opnieuw moet instellen.
by Geert, 2023-03-24

Ik vind het raar en erg onbetrouwbaar dat ik mijn browser steeds weer opnieuw moet instellen.
by Geert, 2023-03-24

Mulla sama ongelma kuin Paul´lla. Aikaisemmin kaikki toiminut ilman ohgelmia, mutta nykyään ongelma toisen perään. Nyt siis tämä, että on lisättävä tuo "jatke" Edgeen, vaikka käytänkin Cromea....... Kun menen määrittämään, on ainoa vaihtoehto "remove", joten ...... ja jälleen tuloksena keltainen huutomerkki F-Securen sivulla.
by Eija, 2023-03-14
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