Dr.Web Link Checker
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Dr.Web antivirus extension for link scanning from the context menu. Protects against malware and phishing attacks on social media.

Dr.Web Link Checker is a free extension for Google Chrome that can instantly scan webpages and files downloaded from the Internet, and block website attempts to monitor user activity and display advertisements. If, for some reason, you have not yet entrusted Dr.Web products to defend your computers, use Dr.Web Link Checker, and surf the World Wide Web without fear of virus attacks, phishing attempts, and annoying ads! Dr.Web Link Checker’s automatic features • Dr.Web antivirus extension for scanning links. Accessible from the context menu. Protects against phishing attacks and malware infections on social networks. • Blocks attempts to monitor user Internet activity, including on social networks. Blocks all the most common ad network resources and web behaviour analytics that allow user search requests and visited sites to be analysed and the resulting collected data to be used to display specific ads to users. • Blocks ads (social network advertising plugins embedded in pages of third-party sites, ad networks, flash banners and videos, and separate ad units on a page). User-created site exceptions lists indicate which sites can display ads. User-requested scanning for phishing attempts, malware, unwanted or non-recommended sites • Scans links before visiting a site • Scans files (up to 12 MB in size) before downloading them from the Internet • Checks links in e-mail messages processed by Mozilla Thunderbird Other features • Detects and checks malformed links • Sends requests to add specific advertising sites into the Dr.Web database

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Extention hasn't been updated for so long, please update the extension frequently as it is a security protection extension that should be positively updated frequently for protection , stability and compatibility.

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Zeb HaradonFeb 20, 2024

Why do companies think they can push this useless garbage out and claim it does all this stuff when they obviously never even bothered to perform the simplest test. Does not work at all.

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Fabio SchmitJul 16, 2021

brings a free and important, protection.

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  • Version
  • Updated
    July 19, 2022
  • Offered by
    Doctor Web, Ltd.
  • Size
  • Languages
    2 languages
  • Developer
    ООО "Доктор Веб"
    3-я Ямского Поля ул., 2 12A Москва, Москва 125124 RU
  • Trader
    This developer has identified itself as a trader per the definition from the European Union.


The developer has disclosed that it will not collect or use your data. To learn more, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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


For help with questions, suggestions, or problems, visit the developer's support site

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