Avast Online Security & Privacy

Avast Online Security & Privacy

Avast browser security and web reputation plugin.

  • Avast Online Security & Privacy
  • Avast Online Security & Privacy
  • Avast Online Security & Privacy
  • Avast Online Security & Privacy
  • Avast Online Security & Privacy
What is Avast Online Security & Privacy?
'Avast Online Security & Privacy' is an Edge add-on meant to secure your browsing experience from online threats, trackers, and scams. It checks every site you visit, offering protection from phishing and invasive tracking cookies, while maintaining your data privacy. Equipped with advanced features, the plugin enables you to block online ads, remove your data from advertisers’ lists and optimize your privacy settings across different platforms. It also participates in Global Privacy Control by sending do-not-track requests to websites automatically.
Version: 22.11.173 (Last updated: 2022-11-15)
Creation date: 2021-12-16
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • https://*/*
  • http://*/*
  • storage
  • tabs
  • webNavigation
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
Size: 1.98M
Stats date:

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Avast Online Security & Privacy (BETA)
Avast Online Security & Privacy (BETA) (v22.11.178)
4.37 (57) 90,000
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Avast Online Security & Privacy (v22.12.189)
4.48 (1,617) 26,818
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Secure your Microsoft Edge browser against real-time online threats, trackers, and scams.

Browse with confidence using Avast Online Security & Privacy. We’ll check every site you visit, from Facebook to your bank, so nothing puts you or your data at risk. Join a growing community of 400 million Avast users.

• Identify and block phishing sites trying to steal your data. • Quickly check the risk rating of any website just by hovering over the link. • Block invasive tracking cookies that collect data on your browsing activities. • Block online advertising and remove your details from advertisers’ databases. • Optimize your privacy preferences and settings across your favorite online platforms. • Automatically ask sites to stop tracking you and selling your data. Learn more at https://globalprivacycontrol.org.

The data we collect includes: • URL - to check if the website is safe or not • Usage data - to measure the user’s behavior on the interface and understand how the user interacts with the extension • Internal extension identifier (GUID) - to distinguish unique malware hits, to measure product telemetry and calculate aggregated statistics

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Edge Add-on Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Fast
  • Online security and privacy features
  • Some users found it ineffective at blocking ads and trackers
  • Some users experienced compatibility issues with other websites or services
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Recent reviews
jako blokátor reklam naprosto k ničemu
by jiří, 2024-04-21

this is super
by Stilian, 2022-07-26

I have been an Avast user for many years, BUT, the extension on my Microsoft Edge browser prevents me from using the Microsoft Edge Sidebar. I have looked on the forums and haven't found a fix around. I, and I am sure many other users, would appreciate if Avast could fix this problem please.
by Robynne, 2022-07-28
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Risk impact

Avast Online Security & Privacy 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 Avast Online Security & Privacy if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Avast Online Security & Privacy has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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