Avast Online Security & Privacy
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Avast Online Security & Privacy

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Overview

Avast browser security and web reputation plugin.

Avast Browser Security - web reputation plugin Avast-powered security for your Google Chrome browser. Browse without worry or fear with Avast in your corner: we’ll check every site you visit, from Facebook to your bank, to ensure nothing puts you or your data at risk. We stop phishing attacks, show user reviews, and warn you if a site is deemed untrustworthy by our community of 400 million. • Identifies and blocks phishing sites trying to steal your data • See how website has been rated by a growing community of 400 million Avast users • Easily check the rating of any website just by hovering over the link • Warns you when you’re visiting websites with bad reputations • Rate a website effortlessly, marking them with a thumbs up or a thumbs down, to help other users know where to avoid • If you have Avast Secure Browser installed, we’ll open it automatically when you shop or bank online to help protect your data • Blocks annoying tracking cookies that collect data on your browsing activities What data we collect • URL - to check if the website is safe or not • User's feedback - to tell whether the site rating and classification you received are relevant • Usage data - To measure user’s behavior in UI and how user interacts with the extension • Internal extension identifier(GUID) - to distinguish unique malware hits, to measure product telemetry and calculate aggregated statistics • Information about device (Browser type, Operating System Version) - To obtain usage aggregated statistics • Country - to detect country specific malware campaigns, to measure product telemetry and calculate aggregated statistics • Status of Avast Antivirus - To be able to turn on Bank Mode on specific sites NEW: Now you can vote for new features and submit your own ideas here https://portal.productboard.com/xulwvnojptubz1inywhyomen By installing this extension to your browser, you confirm you read and agree to Avast's Privacy Policy (https://www.avast.com/privacy-policy) and End User License Agreement (https://www.avast.com/eula) which govern your download and use of the selected product.

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Mg BhadurudeenMay 11, 2024

So many false positives, A legit website is not loading due to this waste plugin. Avast has become useless, better to switch to other software.

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SkipSpotterMar 27, 2024

Been a really faithful AVAST user for a few years now, but I have decided to look at other companies and products - when my subscription ends. Firefox used to be my goto browser, but lately, Google Chrome has peaked my interest as it is simply a lot faster. This has been a problem however, owing to lack of any decent addon/extensions and user options for the AVAST VPN. The only CHROME extension for AVAST is really pointless, as It just shows a very basic set of details, but NO option to co... Show more

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Minh Thanh 2k8 (Minh_Thanh_BG)Mar 27, 2024

Very Good Very Useful

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Details

  • Version
    22.12.0
  • Updated
    May 20, 2024
  • Size
    2.44MiB
  • Languages
    English
  • Developer
    Website
    Email
    browser-extensions@avast.com
  • Non-trader
    This developer has not identified itself as a trader. For consumers in the European Union, please note that consumer rights do not apply to contracts between you and this developer.

Privacy

Avast Online Security & Privacy has disclosed the following information regarding the collection and usage of your data. More detailed information can be found in the developer's privacy policy.

Avast Online Security & Privacy handles the following:

Location
Web history
User activity
Website content

This developer declares that your data is

  • Not being sold to third parties, outside of the approved use cases
  • Not being used or transferred for purposes that are unrelated to the item's core functionality
  • Not being used or transferred to determine creditworthiness or for lending purposes

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