Using Secure Web Browsing

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Secure Web Browsing allows you to safely surf the Internet by blocking malicious websites from loading before you access them. When you attempt to visit a website that is known for spreading malware, an alert opens and gives you the following options:

  • Continue blocking the site
  • Ignore the alert and proceed to the site
  • Permanently ignore the warning and always proceed to the site

We recommend that you keep Secure Web Browsing enabled and choose to continue blocking any sites that it categorized as potentially malicious.

Note: WSA Internet Security Plus includes all features except Backup and Sync. For a comparison of products, see our product comparison for consumer products.

To enable or disable Secure Web Browsing:

  1. From the main SecureAnywhere Mobile panel, tap Security at the bottom.
  2. Tap Secure Web Browsing. The Block known threats panel displays an ON button if the feature is turned on.
  3. Tap the button to turn the feature on or off. Be aware that if you turn off Secure Web Browsing, SecureAnywhere Mobile warns you that your device is at risk by displaying a yellow exclamation mark.
    Note: Currently, SecureWeb Browsing is only supported on the default-packaged Android browser.

To review or edit the list of threatening sites you chose to ignore:

  1. Tap Ignored Websites from the bottom of the Secure Web Browsing panel.
  2. To remove a site from the Ignored Websites list, do one of the following:
    • Press and hold the site name until the Selected Ignore Item panel opens, then tap Stop Ignoring.
    • Tap the Menu button from the panel and tap Clear Ignore List.
    When a site is removed from the list, the Secure Web Browser will detect it again if you try to access it.