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Protect: blocking dangerous content

Sometimes dangerous elements of infected resources (like banners, scripts, or sidebars) can show up on otherwise safe sites. Yandex.Browser blocks these elements by default. Information on infected and fraudulent websites is taken from a special database compiled by Yandex and our partners.

How blocking works

If the site in question contains elements from infected sites, Yandex.Browser warns you. If you go to the page by clicking the Ignore this warning button, your browser will display the page blocking the unsecure elements:

You cannot load the blocked content, because it presents a serious risk to your computer. As the browser only downloads secure elements, page coding may be displayed incorrectly.

Disable blocking

Attention! To disable dangerous content blocking, you need to completely disable your shield against malicious software and websites in your browser. We do not recommend this.

To disable malware protection

  1. click the icon  Settings.
  2. In the lower half of the Settings page, click Show advanced settings.
  3. In the Privacy section, disable the Protect from malicious websites and software option.
  4. Relaunch the browser to apply the changes.
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