How does Guardio work?


Guardio is the safest, easiest, and most affordable security solution for online users. Guardio provides proactive protection against malware, ransomware, phishing & scams. While we try to prevent our users from encountering scams, ransomware, and phishing attacks, we also protect their privacy and make their browsing experience safer and faster by removing their online threats.

These days, everything is in the cloud and your personal data is in your emails, social media, online banking, online shopping - that’s where we come in, providing an additional layer of protection against malicious online threats.

How Does Guardio Keep Me Safe?

Guardio identifies threats in real-time, before they become a problem, and prevents them from ever downloading in the first place. Our technology incorporates the latest security software, including Machine Learning, Big Data, AI, Cloud Infrastructure, Security Research, and Vision Algorithms to continuously stay ahead of hackers’ latest codes.

Below are a few examples of how we work behind the scenes:

  1. If you attempt to add a malicious extension, we will notify you in real-time.

  2. We will disable any malicious extensions you’ve installed in the past.
  3. If you attempt to visit a harmful site, you'll see one of our block pages.


You’ll be able to see what we've blocked you from, see your email breach, or report a security issue by accessing your personal dashboard at any time. 
To learn more about your dashboard, check out our guide here.

Real-Time Protection

Our real-time protection sets us apart from other antivirus software. Instead of removing threats after they are detected, we block them in real-time and prevent them from ever happening again. This is also why you don’t need to run scans or look for new threats after activating your premium protection.

What If Guardio Didn't Find Or Remove Threats?

That’s great news!

When it comes to online threats, it's not so much the number of threats but their outcome that matters. Sometimes, Guardio will not detect any threats because:
You did not access any malicious sites or allow push notifications.
You didn't add any harmful extensions.

That does not, however, mean that you will not encounter a breach or open a malicious link in the future. Online attacks happen every 39 seconds. Our goal is to make sure that doesn't happen to you.

Supported Devices & Browsers

Guardio protects Chrome, Edge, and Chromium-based browsers on desktop and laptop computers running Windows, macOS, and Linux. Currently, we don’t run on mobile.
You can also add your protection to up to 5 devices. To learn more, click here.

Protection For All Your Family

Once you become a premium member, you can invite up to 4 of your family members and friends to enjoy Guardio Premium at no additional cost. To learn more, click here.


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