The free antivirus Windows Defender comes to Chrome as an extension: so you can install

If Windows Defender has become the inseparable protection of many installations of Windows 10, its browser extension can become a perfect complement for the most cautious users of Google Chrome. Microsoft has just launched Windows Defender Browser Protection .

This browser plug-in available in the Chrome Web Store offers protection against various types of threats found on the Internet: phishing links in emails, a practice known as phishing , and websites designed to trick users with the download and installation of malicious software capable of causing damage.

Microsoft brings the security of Windows Defender to Google Chrome

Whether we click on a phishing link or access a harmful web page that matches the particular blacklist used by Microsoft’s free antivirus, the Windows Defender Browser Protection extension for Chrome will display a red warning screen that will indicate that The portal that is going to be visited can be malicious. This way, we can avoid entering and keeping ourselves safe.

How to install Windows Defender Browser Protection for Google Chrome

To download and install Windows Defender Browser Protection in Google Chrome we must follow the usual process , nothing complicated.

  • Access the Windows Defender Browser Protection page in the Chrome Web Store.
  • Click on the Add to Chrome button , located at the top right.
  • And click on the Add extension button that will appear in a window that asks us if we want to install it.

After these steps, the extension will be installed and running in our browser Google Chrome providing us the protection of Microsoft Windows Defenderwhile accessing certain types of links or visit certain websites.