Browser Security Extensions: MalwareBytes & Emsisoft

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  1. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    I have noticed that Malwarebytes Browser Guard (MBG) causes sites to open noticeably a bit slower than does Emsisoft Browser Security (EBS).

    Q1- a)Has anyone else had experience with both of these extensions? b)If so, did you notice any difference in speed of opening websites?

    Q2- Have there ever been any tests of the relative effectiveness of Browser security apps such as MBG & EBS?
     
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    @Azure Phoenix -- Yes, that confirms my experience with MBG. How about the Emsisoft extension: have you read anything about that?
     
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    @Azure Phoenix -- Thanks! Because of your posts, I have discovered BitDefender TrafficLight. It is very configurable and seems light. Because it's from BitDefender, it should be equal to or better than MBG & EBS. I like it!!!
     
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    For anyone using Trafficlight please be aware that it transmits every site you visit in clear text. In other words privacy doesn't exist if your using this extension.
     
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    Could you be more specific?
     
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    @bjm_ I did not see 'written' where Trends Browser Guard features were/are dependent, on having there, AV also installed. I may have missed it, It does work (I do not have Trends AV). If what you say is indeed fact, that would be highly misleading, of Trend.

    @digmor crusher Thanks! That's distributing, so Bitdefender gathers all that info, & sells to 3rd party, or has the capability to do so?
     
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    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/trend-micro-toolbar/ohhcpmplhhiiaoiddkfboafbhiknefdf
    png_3276.png > png_3275.png
     
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    Slowdown Rico read the whole piece! Thanks BJM!
     
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