Webroot antivirus is the well known security software which secures your device from external and internal threat. This software can download and install through www.webroot.com/safe. It timely scans the data and monitors the network traffic. Webroot gives additional security to the websites and applications which has valuable information. So in this blog, you will read how to manage protected Websites and Application in Webroot.
In this Webroot, provide additional security to the software applications which contain confidential information like Instant Messaging clients or information related to tax. If you protect these applications, then you secure them against all kind of attacks like Trojans, keyloggers, man-in-the middle attacks etc. When you work on your computer, then Webroot automatically adds web browsers and applications to the Protected Applications list. And it will give one of these levels of protection:
Protect: These applications are secured against malware but it has full access to the data on the system. Keep in mind that by default, web browsers are already added to the “protected” status. You can also add other software applications to “protected” which are related to finance. If you are running a protected application, then the Webroot icon will appear in the system tray.
Allow: These applications are not secured against malware and they have full access to protected data which are there on the computer system. These applications run in the background.
Deny: These applications cannot see the protected data on the system, but can run normally.
If the user wants to manage the protected application list, then they should first open the main interface. After this, you should click on Identity & Privacy option. Now from the Identity Shield tab, you should click on View/Edit Protected Applications. Then, the Protected Applications panel opens up on your screen. The application which you want to modify, just click on the radio button for Protect, Allow, or Deny. If you want to add any application in this list, then just click on Add Application. At last, you should click on Close option. www.webroot.com/safe
Manage Protected Websites:
The user can adjust the security for the specific type of website.
None: It gives unfiltered access to all malicious content.
Low: It gives security to stored data and also identifies malware in real time.
Medium: It gives protection to your stored data and also provides software compatibility.
High: It gives protection against threats and also enables the screen accessibility for impaired users.
Maximum: It gives maximum protection against threats and it blocks the screen accessibility for impaired users.
When the user loads a secured website, then the Webroot icon appears in the system tray. If there is a website which contains a threat, then it gives you an alert notification. At this point, you can stay secure by clicking on Block option or you can continue despite of the warning by clicking on Allow.
If the user wants to manage settings for protected websites, then you should first open the main interface. Now, you should click on Identity & Privacy. Then from the Identity Shield tab, you should click on View/Edit Protected Websites. Here, you will see the Protected Websites panel opens up on your computer. Here in the Protected Websites table, you should click on the type of website which you want to adjust. If you want to add an individual site, then enter the address in the field which is at the top of the dialog, and then click on Add Website. You can adjust the slider for minimum to maximum protection. At the end, you need to tap on Save option.
The above mentioned method helps to manage protected websites and application in Webroot. For help or assistance, the customer can visit to site of Webroot antivirus via webroot.com/safe.