Browsing Protection by F-Secure
Extension for protecting encrypted browsing with security products by F-Secure.
What is Browsing Protection by F-Secure?
"Browsing Protection by F-Secure" is a Chrome extension designed to secure your online browsing activities. It enables HTTPS support for F-Secure's security products, ensuring safe online banking, shopping, and web surfing by providing protection layers. It enhances privacy, blocks harmful content delivered via HTTPS, and integrates seamlessly with your existing F-Secure security solutions.
Security products by F-Secure require this browser extension to be able to protect your web browsing, online banking and shopping, and to show you security information while you are browsing the internet.
Browsing Protection is an extension that provides HTTPS protocol support for the installed security products by F-Secure. The extension enables the Banking Protection functionality as well as rating icons and the SafeSearch mode for search engines when HTTPS is used. In addition, unwanted web content delivered using HTTPS can be handled with a block page.
To install the extension, select Get > Add extension. If the extension is already installed but disabled, select Turn on to enable it.
User reviews summary
- Provides extra protection while browsing and accessing sensitive sites such as banking
- Blocks potentially harmful sites and is effective at notifying about unsafe websites
- Has been used for many years by customers who feel it keeps their devices secure
- Pop-ups notifying that a site is safe are found to be annoying and obtrusive
- Mentions of blocking legitimate sites, including conservative websites and common shopping sites like Aliexpress
- Difficult to disable certain features, such as the banking protection or pop-up notifications, leading to user frustration
- Annoying pop-ups about site safety
- Blocking of legitimate websites
- Issues with turning off certain features or managing settings
Browsing Protection by F-Secure 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 extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Browsing Protection by F-Secure if you trust the publisher.
Browsing Protection by F-Secure is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.
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