Free ad blocker

Malwarebytes Browser Guard filters out annoying ads and scams while blocking trackers that spy on you. 

Block ads and get a fast, safe browsing experience.

Crush ads

Browser Guard removes annoying ads that often point to content of questionable value.

Browse up to 4x faster

Speeds up how fast web pages display by blocking third-party ads and other unwanted content, saving your sanity and bandwidth.

Protects your privacy

Blocks third-party ad trackers that follow you around the Internet and target you with the same ads over and over again.

Stops malware in your browser

Blocks web pages that contain malware, stops in-browser cryptojackers (unwanted cryptocurrency miners), and gives other malicious content the boot.

Stop trackers and scams

Don't take our word for it

“Like it. Have not gotten a single ‘Tech Support’ browser lock since installing this. Saved what little is left of my sanity.”

‒ Matt B.

Chrome Web Store

“I use these on multiple browsers. It works great, especially at preventing me from visiting websites that have trojans and crypto hidden in them.”

‒ Jean O.

Chrome Web Store

“This is the best browser safety extension by a country mile, in comparison to the others this one actually works and on top of that it doesn't slow you down—5/5. A fantastic Add-on.”

‒ John G.

Firefox Add-ons

Don't take our word for it

“Like it. Have not gotten a single ‘Tech Support’ browser lock since installing this. Saved what little is left of my sanity.”

‒ Matt B.

Chrome Web Store

“I use these on multiple browsers. It works great, especially at preventing me from visiting websites that have trojans and crypto hidden in them.”

‒ Jean O.

Chrome Web Store

“This is the best browser safety extension by a country mile, in comparison to the others this one actually works and on top of that it doesn't slow you down—5/5. A fantastic Add-on.”

‒ John G.

Firefox Add-ons

FAQ

There are many reasons to consider using an ad blocker:

  • For privacy, to block trackers that follow your browsing and target you with the same ads over and over again
  • For speed, to speed up your browsing experience
  • For a cleaner web experience, to minimize many of the ads that can clutter a web page
  • For protection, to block potentially malicious advertisements (known as malvertising)

Malwarebytes Browser Guard not only blocks ads and trackers, it gives you an additional layer of security for your web browser. Many threats are delivered specifically through web browsers. Browser Guard will block certain websites suspected of compromising your online safety. It's not a replacement for real-time protection provided by other Malwarebytes products, but an additional browser protection. 

Yes, in the settings screen, you can choose to turn off features you don't want to use. You can just use the ads/trackers blocking feature to block third-party ads and trackers. You can toggle these settings on and off all from the settings screen. 

With Malwarebytes Browser Guard, navigate to the Statistics screen to see how many ads/trackers have been blocked in the last 30 days. You can also check the amount of malware, scams, and PUPs blocked, and toggle the date range to view stats for different time periods. 

Yes, Malwarebytes offers antivirus/anti-malware protection for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, and Chromebook. Malwarebytes Browser Guard is free to download, and you can try Malwarebytes security products free before buying. 

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Supported browsers

Chrome, Edge, Firefox

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Language supported

English

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