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The latest stable version for F-Secure on PC have been updated to 17.8. The update should happen automatic. Update information also found in the local UpgradeMessages folder.

Quote : " Version 17.8
Released June/2020

Completely redesigned Browsing and Banking protection
  • Secure Browsing, also known as Browsing Protection, has been completely reworked.
  • Block pages for Browsing Protection, Content Filtering, and Daily Time Limit have a new visual look.
  • The new Banking Protection engine requires the "Browsing Protection by F-Secure" browser extension to be installed and turned on in a supported browser to activate a banking session.
  • The "Browser extension not in use" notification is shown when a supported browser is launched and the browser extension is not installed or turned on. Dismissing the notification silences the notification for that browser.
  • The browser extension installation can be started by selecting "Set up" in the notification or in the main user interface.
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) browser is now supported along with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer.
Visualization and accessibility updates to virus scanning
  • Better support for various display scaling settings and multi-display setups, while retaining the functionality and look-and-feel of the previous Virus Scan.
  • The Narrator app can be used to read elements on the screen and Virus Scan can be controlled by keyboard, touch, and mouse.
  • You can run multiple manual scanning tasks at the same time (except for multiple parallel scans in the "system scan" phase).
  • Memory scan is now visualized during the scan.
Visualization and accessibility updates to App and file control
  • Better support for various display scaling settings and multi-display setups.
  • The Narrator app can be used to read elements on the screen and App and file control can be controlled by keyboard, touch, and mouse.
Supports Microsoft Antimalware Scan Interface to block harmful scripts
  • Added support for the Microsoft Antimalware Scan Interface standard, which allows other applications to use the scanning engines to scan their data for harmful scripts and macros and stop them before they can do any harm.
  • Available on Windows 10.
Other improvements
  • Product updates no longer shut down the security core. During a product update, Windows should no longer warn that the security product is turned off.
  • Product updates and security core updates can no longer happen at the same time. Previously these resulted in a security core update failure and a retry in the next update.
  • Flyer notifications on Windows 7 and 8 have a new visual look.
Other scanning engine improvements since last release
  • DeepGuard can now trigger Security Cloud analysis on files that are associated with the processes, which are launched by commonly-abused legitimate applications and network-facing applications. This complements the Security Cloud analysis trigger on files with a web download marker. It also augments our behavior monitoring capability with the latest cloud information.
  • File and URL reputation queries are done on a new Security Cloud service.
  • Performance improvements for real-time scanning. "
 

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Confirmed not working.

Operas stable version will soon update it's Chromium version, and hopefully that will help. The banking protection does work flawless in Firefox.
 

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Supports Microsoft Antimalware Scan Interface to block harmful scripts
  • Added support for the Microsoft Antimalware Scan Interface standard, which allows other applications to use the scanning engines to scan their data for harmful scripts and macros and stop them before they can do any harm.
  • Available on Windows 10.
If I correctly remember script scanning was one of the weak points of F-Secure Safe.
Good for them that they have improved that. (y)
Now we need some testing to confirm.
Hopefully the Ziggo Safe Online will get the upgrade to the latest version soon.
 

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F-Secures banking protection in Opera.

Opera Beta and even the Developer version already use Chromium 83 since months back, so I went curious enough and installed Beta. Sadly didn't help and the only unofficial workaround for Opera users today that I personal know about and tested, is to install " Chrome Extensions " and then add/install " Browsing Protection by F-Secure ". That did the trick, but the so called reputation ranking only seems to work on Google even after allowed access to search results.

For banking and the use of F-Secures banking protection feature, it's still advisable to use one of todays official supported browsers.
  • Internet Explorer 11 or newer
  • Microsoft Edge (Chromium)
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
Browser extension check and test :
 
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