Web Ad Blocker

Web Ad Blocker

Blocks web ads and web activity trackers, helping your pages load faster and protecting your privacy.

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What is Web Ad Blocker?

Web Ad Blocker is an advanced Edge add-on that substantially enhances your browser experience by blocking different types of ads and online trackers. It facilitates faster webpage loading, shields your personal data, and significantly improves your online privacy. With features such as unlimited ad-blocking, continuous filter updates, multiple device licenses, and US-based customer service, Web Ad Blocker provides a reliable solution for a more secure, faster, and ad-free browsing experience.

Merlin
Stats
Rating: 3.20 (6)
Version: 4.4.5 (Last updated: 2024-02-19)
Creation date: 2021-11-19
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • declarativeNetRequest
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • scripting
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 346.22K
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Summary

Web Ad Blocker is the premier security and privacy application that blocks ads, trackers, and enhances your privacy by blocking companies that track your internet presence.

Types of ads we block:

  • Block Ads (Ads in header, footer, sidebars, and other ways)
  • Block Popups (Fake Blue Screen & Microsoft Support)
  • Block Pop-Exits (When you try to close a website and they bombard you with ads)
  • Block Remarketing (Where they deliver thousands of targeted ads by seeing what you searched for)

Types of trackers we block:

  • History (Where you have been on the internet)
  • Malicious (Trackers that try to trick you into doing something)
  • Personal Identifiable Information (We mask any information that could be used to identity you)
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User reviews
I bought a two subscription, now its wanting me to buy it again,
by Bill, 2022-09-11

I love it!
by Ricardo, 2021-04-28

Great addition. Ad free surfing
by pfutchko@me.com, 2021-01-22
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Safety
Risk impact

Web Ad Blocker 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 Ad Blocker if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

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

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