Browsec VPN Browser Plugin

Category: Adware and PUAsProtection available since:10 Jun 2016 12:23:50 (GMT)
Type: Unspecified PUALast Updated:08 Jul 2016 21:43:20 (GMT)
Publisher Name:Browsec LLC
Publisher URL:https://browsec.com/

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Browsec VPN Browser Plugin is a plugin for Firefox and Chrome that routes around local network configurations by creating an encrypted tunnel to Browsec-owned VPNs from within the browser.

Browser sessions conducted through Browsec VPN Browser Plugin will not be validated by Sophos Web Control.

From Browsec VPN's description:

  • Encrypts traffic and unlocks sites.
  • Facebook closed by an overzealous sysadmin? Browsec to the rescue!
  • Browsec encrypts your traffic and routes it through our secure cloud. No one will be able to identify, track you or sniff your traffic.
  • Privacy. Hide your real location from the sites you visit.
  • Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Pandora, SoundCloud and so on — music and video services restricted to a few countries are now accessible to you too. 

Detections of Browsec VPN Browser Plugin can be authorized or blocked from running via the management console or from the endpoint.

Note: Cleanup is not available for already-installed plugins.  They must be uninstalled manually from the endpoint or via browser policy enforcement.

<u>To uninstall Browsec VPN Browser Plugin from Google Chrome:</u> right click the icon in the browser toolbar, select "Remove from Chrome..." and click the Remove button. Addiontional policy changes can be made by the administrator to blacklist the plugin from being installed in the future. More information can be found at https://www.chromium.org/administrators/policy-templates .

<u>To uninstall Browsec VPN Browser Plugin from Mozilla Firefox:</u> click the Add Ons icon in the menu, click the Extensions icon, and click the Remove button beside the Browsec entry.

Examples of Browsec VPN Browser Plugin include:

Example 1

File Information

Size
277K
SHA-1
04d49dfa7a5d8459a577ebd05358a73dbe76c026
MD5
6cdedecd088527d7590cd5a3c0969a2d
CRC-32
248be5e1
File type
Windows executable
First seen
2016-07-07

Example 2

File Information

Size
1.1K
SHA-1
0b5605ddd60988c40ea6b3e6fafaf6bfde431a3e
MD5
bf65c5ca17d5ca17c11502a332fe8de9
CRC-32
e90c0ff4
File type
Extensible Markup Language (XML)
First seen
2016-01-09

Example 3

File Information

Size
118K
SHA-1
43be3b8f2755f7e260b3b238ed0e1c0d997210b7
MD5
7e3302af2059280d1c0e3b9363f0519d
CRC-32
7c97b129
File type
JavaScript
First seen
2016-06-07

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