Guest: You want to change the Web Threat shield settings
Webroot:This solution addresses Webroot SecureAnywhere for Mac OS X 10.7 and higher

The Web Threat shield protects your Mac as you surf the Internet. If it detects a website that may be a threat, it blocks the page and asks if you want to continue despite the warning. In addition, this shield analyzes all the links on a search results page. It displays an image next to each link that signifies whether it’s a trusted site or a potential risk. For more information about using Web Threat protection while surfing or using search engines, see Using Web Threat protection.

Note: During installation, SecureAnywhere prompted you to install the Safari extension. If you declined to install it, you cannot use Web Threat protection. If you decide later to turn on Web Threat protection, SecureAnywhere will then prompt you to install the Safari extension. For instructions on enabling the shield, see Managing shields.

To change Web Threat shield settings:
  1. Open the SecureAnywhere interface (click the Webroot icon  in the menu bar, then select Open Webroot SecureAnywhere from the drop-down menu).
     
  2. From the menu bar, select Webroot SecureAnywhere, then Preferences.


     
  3. In the Preferences window, select Web Threat Shield on the left.



To override website filters:
  1. Click Edit Website Overrides.
     
  2. In the dialog, enter a website name in the field (in the form of "www.sitename.com") and click Add Website. In the table, select whether you want to allow this website (click the Allow radio button) or you want to block it (click the Block radio button).
     
  3. Click Close.
     
  4. If Safari is open, quit the browser and reopen it.
    Website filter changes won't take effect until you restart Safari.

To shield the Mac's Hosts file:
  1. Make sure the Monitor hosts file for changes box is selected.
     
  2. If you want to return the Hosts file to its factory state (thus removing any changes malware may have made to the file), click Reset Hosts File.
     
  3. Click Close.
To disable website filtering:
  1. Open the SecureAnywhere interface (click the Webroot icon  in the menu bar, then select Open Webroot SecureAnywhere from the drop-down menu).
     
  2. From the main window, click Mac Security.
     
  3. Click the Shields tab.
     
  4. Click the button next to the shield name to turn it off. If the blue indicator is to the left, the shield is on. If the blue indicator is to the right, the shield is off.

    Please keep in mind that if you disable a shield, your Mac is vulnerable. The SecureAnywhere interface turns yellow (warning state).


     
  5. If necessary, restart your browser so the changes can take effect.
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