What are the Ways To Access and Update Web Threat Shield Setting in Webroot For Mac?

As you all know that the Web Threat shield secures your Mac, when you browse on the Internet. If it identifies the malicious website, then it will block the page and after this, it will ask you to continue despite of the warning. And also it analyzes all the links on a search results page and also tells you whether it’s a trusted site or a potential risk. You can install Webroot via www.webroot.com/safe and during installation, it prompts you to install the extension for Safari, Chrome and Firefox, if in case you do not install then you cannot be able to use Web Threat protection. This means, it you want to use Web Threat protection, then you have to install the extensions. In this blog, you will read how to access and update Web Threat Shield Setting in Webroot.

click here to download

How to Access Web Threat Shield Settings?

First, from the dock, you have to click on the Webroot icon. Then, the main interface appears on your computer screen. After this, from the menu bar, you have to select Webroot SecureAnywhere and then select Preferences. Now, the Advanced Settings Window appears on your computer screen. Here in the left column, you have to select Web Threat Shield.

How to Change Web Threat Shield Settings?

If you want to change the web Threat Shield Setting, then you should select either of the following:

You can enable a setting and select the checkbox or you can disable a setting and just deselect the checkbox.

Enable or Disable Setting:

  1. Enable Web Shield      
  2. Block malicious website
  3. Enable realtime anti-phishing
  4. Show safety ratings when using search engines
  5. Suppress the user’s ability to bypass blocked websites (Business versions only) 
  6. Suppress the user’s ability to request website reviews (Business versions only) 

How To Override Website Filters?

First, you have to click on the Edit Website Overrides button. Then in the dialog, you have to enter a website name in the field, and then click on the Add Website button. Here, you have to click on any one of the following radio buttons:

Allow — If you wants to allows the website.

Block — If you want to blocks the website.

After this, you have to click on the Close button. If in case, Safari is open, then you should quit the browser and then reopen it. At last, you should restart your browser for website filter. webroot.com/safe

How to Shield the Mac’s Hosts File?

For this, you should select the Monitor hosts file for changes checkbox. After this, you have to return the Hosts file to its factory state and then remove the changes which the malware has made to the file. Now, you have to click on the Reset Hosts File button. At last, click on the Close button.

How to Disable Website Filtering?

First, you have to click on the Webroot icon which is in the menu bar just to open Webroot. Now from the drop-down menu, you should select Open Webroot SecureAnywhere. After this, from the main window you should click on Mac Security. Then, you have to click the button to turn it off. Remember, orange indicator shows the shield is off. And the green indicator shows the shield is on.

If in case, you disable a shield, then your Mac is vulnerable. At last, restart your browser for website filter changes.

The above method will help you to Access and Update Web Threat Shield Setting in Webroot for Mac. If the customer needs support, then they can contact to the customer care of Webroot via webroot.com/safe.

check here this link: How To Prevent Your IT System from Malware?

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *