Better Browse by SecurySearch

Better Browse by SecurySearch

Monitor and protect your search activity, find out which sites you visit most

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What is Better Browse by SecurySearch?

"Better Browse by SecurySearch" is a Chrome extension designed to help you manage and enhance your internet searches. By setting Yahoo! as your default search engine, it enables you to track your online activity, block distracting websites, and provides additional security against potentially harmful sites. It alerts you to the security status of websites, supports SSL monitoring, and offers a Focus Mode to improve productivity. With Better Browse, you gain greater visibility into your browsing habits while ensuring a safer online experience.

Merlin
Stats
Users: 147,570
Rating: 3.86 (7)
Version: 1.1.754 (Last updated: 2023-01-03)
Creation date: 2023-01-03
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Overrides search engine: Yes
Permissions:
  • contextMenus
  • tabs
  • storage
  • cookies
  • webRequest
  • scripting
  • alarms
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 338.94K
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Merlin
Summary

Better Browse by SecurySearch lets you monitor and take control of your searching activity while steering away from online dangers and distractions. Monitor where you spend your time and enter Focus Mode when you want to block social media and other distracting sites. Enjoy built-in protection from bad sites.

Important: Better Browse works with Yahoo! search as your default search engine and will set this option upon installation.

With Better Browse at the top right of your toolbar, you can:

  • Find out how secure the websites you search for are.
  • Gain visibility and control over where you spend your time with Focus Mode.
  • Monitor your SSL vs Non-SSL browsing.
  • Get protection when navigating to potentially malicious websites.

Terms of Use & Privacy Policy: http://SecurySearch.com/privacy.html#terms

User reviews
It was pushed on me from some spammy website :(
by Roger Pack Roger Pack, 2017-12-15

So cool, and you get a free check to try out!
by shea westgren shea westgren, 2017-12-12

Great! Very impressed.
by Shajib Ahmed Shajib Ahmed, 2017-12-12
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Safety
Risk impact

Better Browse by SecurySearch 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 Better Browse by SecurySearch if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Better Browse by SecurySearch has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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