Microsoft Defender Browser Protection is a Chrome extension developed by Microsoft Corporation.
According to the data from Chrome web store, current version of Microsoft Defender Browser Protection is 1.654, updated on 2022-11-29.
2,000,000+ users have installed this extension. 595 users have rated this extension with an average rating of 4.19.
developer website: browserprotection.microsoft.com
Protect yourself against online threats, like phishing and malicious websites, with real-time protection from Microsoft.
Currently supported region(s): United States
The Microsoft Defender Browser Protection extension helps protect you against online threats, such as links in phishing emails and websites designed to trick you into downloading and installing malicious software that can harm your computer.
If you click a malicious link in an email or navigate to a site designed to trick you into disclosing financial, personal or other sensitive information, or a website that hosts malware, Microsoft Defender Browser Protection will check it against a constantly updated list of malicious URLs known to Microsoft.
If the malicious link matches one on the list, Microsoft Defender Browser Protection will show a red warning screen letting you know that the web page you are about to visit is known to be harmful, giving you a clear path back to safety with one click.
Privacy statement: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement
• Continuously updated list of reported harmful sites
• Protects against phishing sites and socially engineered malware sites
• Real-time indicator of harmful sites and website status
• V1.63 – Fixed Chromebook issue
• V1.62 – Initial Release
• V1.65 – Added “Report Suspicious Site” feature, and ability to demonstrate the extension’s protection
Contact [email protected] if you have install problems.
me encanto que bloqueara las paginas emergentes ahora si puedo ver nopor xd
I had a brain fart when I installed this extension then removed it after realizing MSFT has a horrible decades long record of preventing any kind of virus.
Didn't actually even stop their "demo" page so its not clear it would stop an actual malicious site
Looking at the browser's task manager, memory usage is low immediately after startup, but more than doubles after half a day of use. I have a feeling this is a problem with the extension, because there are extensions that do not increase memory usage.