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Offline Corrine

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Re: Malwarebytes Browser Guard
« Reply #15 on: September 30, 2019, 01:57:44 PM »
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Malwarebytes Browser Guard Discussion Thread
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2020, 12:26:37 PM »
Is it just me, or did Browser Guard just start blocking Microsoft's "Bing" (https://www.bing.com/) website for "may contain malware activity".
I'm using Firefox 75.0 (64 bit).

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Re: Re: Malwarebytes Browser Guard
« Reply #17 on: April 16, 2020, 12:47:28 PM »
Is it just me, or did Browser Guard just start blocking Microsoft's "Bing" (https://www.bing.com/) website for "may contain malware activity".
I'm using Firefox 75.0 (64 bit).

9:44 AM 4/16/20 - No longer being blocked.

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Re: Re: Malwarebytes Browser Guard
« Reply #18 on: June 18, 2020, 12:14:19 PM »
Is this extension recommended if you already have MalwareBytes Pro installed?

Also,  I   fired up Chrome a while back after not using it for a while, and Chrome had disabled MB browser guard along with a few other extensions it said it no longer recommended because they found malware in them.  The notice said the MB extension was disabled because it changed access requirements.  I haven't turned it back on yet, because I wondered if it was one of the suspect chrome store downloads and because maybe I'm already protected with MB Pro?

I think I added the MB browser guard extension to Chrome about a year ago, if that matters.

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Re: Malwarebytes Browser Guard
« Reply #20 on: December 30, 2020, 01:18:51 PM »
As the description indicates, Malwarebytes Browser Guard is concentrating on blocking scams, malicious pop-ups, and preventing browser hijacking and browser lockers whereas uBlock is also blocking ads.

I know its an old topic, but wanted to  piggy back my question on Corrines quote above. If that was a bad idea, please split out to a new topic.

I'm using Ghostery on the new Edge browser.  (Not Ublock or Adblock)   Would adding MBAM browser guard be a good idea?  I was just offered it in the new MBAM update. I declined until I could ask about it here.

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Re: Malwarebytes Browser Guard
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2020, 03:36:44 PM »
From the website description, Ghostery "Block Ads, Stop Trackers, and Speed Up Websites".  Since that doesn't include scams, malicious pop-ups, browser hijacks/lockers, it would appear that it wouldn't hurt to give it a try.   


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Re: Malwarebytes Browser Guard
« Reply #22 on: December 30, 2020, 06:31:43 PM »
Thanks, Corrine.  Will do!