- What is Browsing Protection and how does it work?
- End of Life for Browsing Protection Portal
- Website security analysis
Browsing Protection is a web site security rating service provided by F-Secure products. When turned on, Browsing Protection uses data from several sources to accurately evaluate and rate a web site for any potential threats.
The ratings are displayed as icons next to each search result when you perform a search. This allows users to identify and avoid:
- Web sites containing exploits, malware or other threats to your device
- Web sites that may compromise your personal details
- Web sites containing unwanted content
These ratings are based on the latest information from, among other sources, our cloud-based detection systems, evaluation from our Web Reputation Analysts and feedback provided by other Browsing Protection users.
When turned on, Browsing Protection will also display a notification in the browser if the user attempts to access a known harmful web site during a web browsing session. A block page such as this (click for a larger view) will be displayed:
The user can then elect to either return to the home page or proceed to the suspect site.
In order to streamline support for our Browsing Protection service, F-Secure has shut down the Browsing Protection Portal formerly hosted at browsingprotection.f-secure.com.
All versions of the following products, which previously connected to the Browsing Protection Portal, are now redirected to this page:
- F-Secure Client Security
- F-Secure Internet Security
- F-Secure Internet Security Technology Preview
Enquiries and requests to review website ratings may now be submitted via the Sample Analysis System
Suspect a website may be malicious? Or a website rating should be revised?
Request a security review of the suspect site via
To submit URLs via SAS, you must log into the system.
If you do not currently have an SAS account, you can create a new account.