Questions about the security and protection of personal information

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 Wi-Fi connections, 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. Click  or in the right half of the SmartBox.
  3. Click More info.
  4. In the Permissions section, find the Javascript field 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 that your connection is safe have a limited validity period. If the certificate is expired, then it is not safe to send data to the website. That's why Yandex.Browser blocks sites with expired certificates. 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.