Managing File Detection

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If you want more control over scans and shielding behavior, you can use Detection Configuration to specify one of the following actions:

  • Allow — Ignore a file during scans and shielding.
  • Block — Stop a file from executing or being written to your Mac.
  • Monitor — Watch the program to determine if it is legitimate or related to malware.

To manage file detection:

  1. Open the SecureAnywhere interface by clicking the Webroot icon. 
  2. From the drop-down menu, select Open Webroot SecureAnywhere.
  3. From the main window, click Mac Security gear icon.

  4. From the Mac Security window, click the Block/Allow Files tab.

    This list includes files you may have allowed. You can also add files to this list.  You can change the configuration for files already listed in this panel, or you can include other files by clicking the Add File button.
  5. In the right column, select the radio button for either AllowBlock, or Monitor.
  6. To clear an item from the list, click either the Remove File or Remove All button.