Malwarebytes Browser Guard Current website and Statistics screens

Document created by jgolomb Employee on Aug 27, 2019Last modified by jgolomb Employee on Aug 29, 2019
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Once installed on your Chrome or Firefox Browser, Malwarebytes Browser Guard immediately begins to protect your online browsing experience from ads and trackers. The app is represented by the Malwarebytes logo in your browser's toolbar, on the right side of your search bar. The following screenshot shows a website which does not contain content blocked by Malwarebytes Browser Guard.

Image of website that contains no content blocked by Malwarebytes Browser Guard.

 

The following screenshot shows a website which contains content being blocked. You can see the number tick up in real time while on a website that contains ads and trackers.

Image of website that contains content blocked by Malwarebytes Browser Guard.

 

You can click the Malwarebytes logo in your browser's toolbar to expand the Malwarebytes Browser Guard screen and learn more about the blocked items. If the Malwarebytes logo is grayed out, then the app is not active. You can activate it by going to the Settings screen on the app. Open Malwarebytes Browser Guard to see the Current website screen.

 

Current website screen

The first screen you will see when opening Malwarebytes Browser Guard is the Current website screen. This displays the number of ads and trackers blocked by the app on the website you are currently browsing.

Image of the Current website screen for Malwarebytes Browser Guard.

 

Protection for the current website are also displayed. You can toggle these protections on and off. Disabling any of the protection features may limit your browsing security. Only toggle off protections for websites that you know are trusted. These protections are:

  • Ads / Trackers
  • Malware
  • Scams
  • PUP's

 

Next to the Current website screen you can click Statistics to view details of Malwarebytes Browser Guard blocks across all websites.

 

Statistics screen

The Statistics screen displays Malwarebytes Browser Guard activity at a glance. When you first click on Statistics, the screen displays the number of Ads/Trackers blocked during the last 30 Days. Click any large box at the bottom of the Statistics screen to view blocks for the categories Malware, Scams, and PUPs.

Image of the Statistics screen in Malwarebytes Browser Guard.

 

Click the drop-down menu above the graph to select a different time range. You can select:

  • Today
  • This Week
  • Two Weeks
  • 30 Days

 

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