Statistics show a staggering 8.6 trillion SMS and MMS messages sent yearly globally, out of the world population of just under 8 billion.
SMS, or Short Message Service, messages are typically simple text messages; MMS, or Multimedia Messaging Service, are texts with pictures, audio, contact info, or links. That’s really something, especially since the first-ever text was sent in 1992.
Malwarebytes Browser Extension delivers a safer and faster web browsing experience. It blocks malicious websites and filters out unwanted content (resulting in up to three times faster webpage load times). The filtering is not based on definitions, so the extensions can block previously-unidentified fake tech support scams and their tactics.
What will it do for your browsing experience? It prevents pop-ups, browser hijackers, and browser lockers from harassing you and interrupting your surfing. It also blocks clickbait links and fake news content, stops in-browser cryptocurrency miners, and gives other malicious content the boot. All this while relying on threat behavior patterns rather than on researchers who have to track down, identify the malware, and add it to a database of known threats. (We still need those researchers to make our products better. This is just a different, faster method.)