When we first envisioned Web Companion, we looked not only to create an anti-malware solution. This solution would securely protect our users from the growing threats that loom in the online world but would also stay true to our Adaware original values: “To empower the user to connect with confidence and security.”
Adaware Web Companion is a free anti-malware solution that enables you to prevent malware from infecting your devices.
Powered by the Adaware Malware URL Blocker technology, Web Companion provides you with real-time protection against malicious or fraudulent websites that deliver malware infections, phishing attacks, exploits, malicious or unauthorized redirections, and browser hijacks, at the source before you ever visit them.
When you land on a website that contains malware, it will instantly alert you of the threat and block the malicious website – providing a seamless, enjoyable user experience and peace-of-mind.
Developed by the security experts at Adaware
Web Companion is developed by Adaware, an award-winning security and privacy software provider who also develop Adaware Antivirus their flagship product. Previously known as Lavasoft, Adaware has been providing innovative security solutions for users since 1999.
In addition, the security experts at the Web Companion Malware Lab spend the majority of their working time creating detection signatures for PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) as well as on developing custom malware identification code for specific infections and preventing malware from accessing endpoints.
Web Companion by the numbers
Three proven protection layers to block online threats
- Adaware Secure Search
Improves your privacy and keeps protects malicious URLs and file downloads from sneaking into your search results.
- Adaware Web Protection
Enables users to browse securely and protects you from malicious malware site and phishing scams.
- Adaware Ab Block
Block ads and trackers while maintaining your online anonymity
- Over 7 million users worldwide and growing, secure their online presence by using Web Companion.
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
How to get started with Adaware Web Companion
Installation is simple and easy as 1-2-3
- Visit our site: https://www.webcompanion.com/ and click on the Big Green Download Button
- Unlike other anti-malware solutions, Web Companion enables you to set your personal homepage automatically. Users can choose from a drop-down menu of whitelisted sites or keep their current homepage settings.
- Then simply choose the web browser(s) you wish to secure. The supported browsers include Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer
It is now installed…
Let us know what you think. We are thankful for any input (but don’t be too harsh with our developers, please. 🙂 )
Stay tuned – we are putting the final touches on a brand new version of the product.
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