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Malwarebytes Browser Guard blocks malicious websites, fake tech support scams, browser hijakers and more. 

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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.

Puts the hurt on tech support scammers

Identifies and stops browser lockers, browser hijackers, and other scare tactics tech support scammers use to con you out of money.

Protects your privacy

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

Block ads & load pages faster

Speeds up how fast web pages display by blocking ads and other unwanted content, providing a cleaner experience and increased bandwidth.

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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

Malwarebytes Browser Guard 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 anti-malware and antivirus protection provided by other Malwarebytes products, but an additional browser protection. 

Features include:

  • Advertising/tracker protection: Blocks third-party ads and trackers that monitor your online activity. The number of blocked ads & blocked trackers for a website will show beside the Malwarebytes logo in your browser.
  • Scam protection: Blocks online scams, including technical support scams, browser lockers, and phishing.
  • Potentially unwanted program (PUP) protection: Blocks the downloading of potentially unwanted programs, including toolbars and pop-ups.
  • Browser-level malware protection: Blocks malicious programs or code that can damage your system.

There are a number of web browsers available on the market, but there are also a lot of browser-based threats out there. Having a security solution specifically targeting malware that is delivered through a browser gives you a safe browsing experience. Malwarebytes Browser Guard gives you protection for the Chrome, Edge, and Firefox browsers. 

Yes, with Browser Guard, you can browse up to 4x faster. It speeds up how fast web pages display by blocking third-party ads and other unwanted content, saving your sanity and bandwidth.

With Malwarebytes Browser Guard, navigate to the Statistics screen to see the amount of malware, scams, PUPs, and ads/trackers blocked in the past 30 days. You can also 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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