The extension is called ZoneAlarm's Web Secure Free and aims to keep users safe from multiple threats while surfing the Internet. When installing the solution, ZoneAlarm Safe Search becomes the default search engine and monitors the search results and classifies them according to their potential risk. This is possible thanks to Check Point's ThreatCloud database, which offers up-to-date global cyber information.
According to Check Point, ZoneAlarm's Web Secure Free protects users' data from phishing attacks thanks to ZoneAlarm's Zero-Phishing technology, which analyzes all websites before allowing users to enter any personal information. In addition, it also allows you to warn of any attempt to steal personal data.
The solution also uses ZoneAlarm's Threat Extraction technology so that users can securely download documents sent by email or downloaded from the Internet. How? By automatically deleting any type of suspicious or malicious code in seconds, ensuring that the extracted file is completely safe without interrupting what the user is doing.
In a statement, Dror Levy, head of consumer sales at Check Point, says that domains related to the new Coronavirus are more than 50% more likely to be malicious than the rest ". Since the beginning of February, more than 16,000 new domains related to COVID-19 have been registered, and at the end of the same month, the average number of new domains is almost 10 times higher than in previous weeks.
From today, Tuesday, you can download the ZoneAlarm Secure Free Web, compatible with Chrome 75 and other versions.