Is the Opera browser safe?

Browser security test: Opera

Opera browser

Opera can only secure a second place. In 2019, the built-in ad blocker, free VPN (Virtual Private Network) and the solid foundation of the Chromium browser will give him a head start when it comes to security.

In addition to these functions, the developers have also donated a crypto wallet. If you want to shop online with Bitcoins, Ethereum or similar currencies, you will certainly be pleased with this function. Opera can of course also block crypto miners like Firefox.

On the plus side are of course the statistics of the weak points. Opera is based on the very solid Chromium browser. However, Opera shows some weaknesses compared to the test winner.

Like the third-party cookies, the ad blocker is switched off by default. In addition, the module showed weaknesses in the Panopticlick test and was only able to switch off two of the five existing trackers with the ad blocker.

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Conclusion

The free, integrated VPN just helps the Opera browser to take second place.