Cases of internet fraud often occur when a user sees an interesting offer and sends a payment or confidential information to hackers. Yandex.Browser tracks fraudulent sites and blocks them.
The situations described below may occur if you visit fraudulent or infected sites (please note that a website that was secure yesterday may be infected today). They may also be the result of malware on your computer.
Yandex keeps track of sites that are linked to internet fraud and phishing and saves their URLs in a special database. If you try to visit a site that is linked to internet fraud, Yandex.Browser blocks the dangerous webpage and informs you of it. You receive a message in your browser window and the icon will appear on the right side of the SmartBox.
We strongly recommend that you do not visit this type of website. Visiting these types of resources can be dangerous for the following reasons:
The Protect system's database of infected and fraudulent websites contains more than 80,000 websites. However, some websites might not be included in the database if no complaints were received about it. Take the following precautions to protect yourself from hackers:
To disable malware protection:
If you believe that your website has been mistakenly included in the list of websites suspected of internet fraud, please contact us using the feedback form.