Web Threat Shield

Web Threat Shield

Keeps you safe when browsing the web by identifying and blocking dangerous websites.

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What is Web Threat Shield?
Web Threat Shield is an Edge add-on designed to offer advanced online security. It protects users against cybercrime by identifying and blocking unsafe websites before the user clicks on them. It offers real-time protection against phishing sites, secures personal data like passwords and credit card details, and provides up-to-date information about website reputations. This add-on is a component of Webroot's award-winning internet security that shields PCs, Macs, and mobile devices. Users should use their keycode to activate the add-on.
Stats
Rating: 2.20 (69)
Version: 2.2.24134.1 (Last updated: 2024-07-09)
Creation date: 2021-10-27
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • notifications
  • downloads
  • webRequest
Host permissions:
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 513.08K
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Summary
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The Internet can be a scary place. Wouldn’t it be great if you could tell which sites were dangerous before it was too late? Now you can with the Webroot® Web Threat Shield.

The Webroot Web Threat Shield offers top-of-the-line defense against cybercrime while browsing the internet. It warns about unsafe websites before you click, and automatically blocks bad ones trying to install viruses and malware on your computer. You’ll have peace-of-mind knowing personal information like passwords and credit card details are safe.

The Webroot Web Threat Shield also provides up-to-the-minute data about website reputations and real-time protection against phishing sites.

The Webroot Web Threat Shield is available as a feature of our award-winning internet security that protects PCs, Mac computers, and mobile devices. Copy and paste the link below into the address bar above to learn which type of security is right for you. https://www.webroot.com/us/en/home/products/helpmechoose

If you are already using a Webroot SecureAnywhere® Antivirus, Webroot SecureAnywhere® Internet Security Plus, or Webroot SecureAnywhere® Internet Security Complete, locate the keycode used to activate your subscription and click “GET” at the top of your screen. If you can’t find your keycode, copy and paste the link below in the address bar above and we’ll help you find it. https://answers.webroot.com/Webroot/ukp.aspx?pid=12&app=vw&vw=1&login=1&solutionid=127 A keycode can be acquired at www.webroot.com.

By installing the Webroot Web Threat Shield Extension, you agree to the Webroot SecureAnywhere Solution Agreement available at https://www.webroot.com/us/en/legal/service-terms-and-conditions.

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.
Pros
  • Blocks malicious sites
  • Works seamlessly in the background on other browsers
  • Positive impact seen by IT professionals
Cons
  • Issues with uninstalling the extension
  • Compatibility problems with Edge
  • Frequent unwanted notifications
  • Interference with downloads and blocking legitimate websites
Most mentioned
  • Difficulty in removing/uninstalling
  • Blocking legitimate sites
  • Notifications and alerts
Recent reviews
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by Latoyia, 2024-03-14

I want to remove
by Wise, 2021-12-01

Using the extension in standalone mode on my mac because WSA is useless on MacOS. Despite the keycode being registered with my carbonite/webroot account, the extension sends a notification dozens of times per day asking me to create an account. There is no way to disable notifications from the extension, and the notification itself isn't actionable (e.g. you can't click on it to load the place to even register). It's insanely annoying and support doesn't care that it is doing this.
by Chris, 2023-11-16
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Safety
Risk impact

Web Threat Shield 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 Web Threat Shield if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Web Threat Shield is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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