Avast Online Security is a brand new extension for Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has been showing a steady growth in gaining extensions. Currently, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers have been leading to having most extensions. Microsoft is really behind these after Microsoft introduced the support for extensions with the release of Windows 10 1607 in August of 2016. It has been 2 years but Microsoft Edge has only a few extensions. Anyway, as a part of its steady growth, some renowned extension have been making their way to the Microsoft Store. Earlier we reported about the Norton Safe Web extension for Microsoft Edge released. And today, another company we all know named, Avast! has released their security extension for Microsoft Edge.

Avast Online Security

Avast Online Security for Edge

Avast Online Security offers a user the following features:

  • Identifies and blocks phishing sites trying to steal your data
  • See how a 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
  • Blocks annoying tracking cookies that collect data on your browsing activities

It has a community of around 400 million people with whose help, you can get to know whichever website you are visiting is safe or not. The primary function of this extension is to check if the user’s data is secured or not while using the Internet on Microsoft Edge.

You can Download it here from Microsoft Store.

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.