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Does SecureAnywhere for Android support other browsers besides the standard browser?

  • 22 August 2012
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I clicked on a link to a web survey (on google docs) and when I used the standard browser in android, Webroot popped up and said that the page might contain malware or spam and wanted to know if I wanted to continue.
 
When I tried the same link with either the Dolphin or Firefox browsers, I expected to get the same message from Webroot.  Much to my disappointment, Webroot did not pop anything up with either of these browsers, so my question is:  Does Webroot support these browsers?
 
It does not appear that it does support these browsers, which makes me sad for 2 reasons: 1) I have been using Webroot on my phone and have thought that my browsing was protected and 2) I really like Webroot, but if it only supports the standard browser, then I am going to have to look elsewhere for my security needs.
 
I am using a Motorola Atrix 4G with stock android 2.3.6.
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Best answer by pegas 22 August 2012, 10:17

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You are right. Only the in-built standard browser is supported. More to read at http://community.webroot.com/t5/Ideas-Exchange/Mobile-Secure-Web-Browsing-for-alternative-browsers/idi-p/2978 
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We are continually looking for ways to support other browsers.  Unfortunatly unless they expose certain information to us (page requested, previous page etc) than there is no way for us to tell what site you are visiting. 
 
As another alternative we recently (as in 5 min ago) released our stand alone browser! It has all of our security features built in.
 
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.webroot.secureweb#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDIxMiwiY29tLndlYnJvb3Quc2VjdXJld2ViIl0.

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