Browser Defender is classified as rogue software. It changes the user's browser settings and search options without their permission.
Browser Defender lists any malware that it finds. ThreatExpert determines its judgement on user annoyances, such as browser exploits, spam, cookies, popups and redirections. Using a keyword evaluation method, ThreatExpert forms a summary on certain content found in websites. Content categories include: adult websites, gambling, hacking and violent sites. When any such category is identified, the software then lists it in the site report.