Questions about personal data security and privacy

How is Yandex Browser protected?

Yandex Browser uses its own integrated security system called Protect, which scans downloaded files for viruses; blocks infected and fraudulent websites and shocking advertising; and secures user passwords, credit card data, and browser settings.

How can I turn on the family content filter?

You can't filter search content directly in the browser. However, you can enable family search in Yandex Search.

How do I disable JavaScript support?

Note. By default, JavaScript support is enabled.

To prevent websites from using JavaScript:

  1. Open the webpage.
  2. In the SmartBox, click the connection status icon.
  3. The Protect panel opens. In the connection status section, click Learn more.
  4. In the Permissions section, find the JavaScript option and select Always block on this site from the list.

I get the "Your clock is ahead" error message What should I do?

Site certificates that guarantee a secure connection have a limited validity period. If a certificate expires, then it is not safe to send your information to the site. This is why the browser blocks sites with expired certificates. But if your time settings are not accurate on your computer, the browser can't determine if the site's certificate is current or not. In this case you will see this message:

To continue on to that site, click Update date and time. In the system settings that open, set the correct date and time and then refresh your browser page.