To enhance e-payment security, Yandex.Browser enables protected mode for banks and payment systems websites. The list of protected pages is generated automatically, but you can add sites manually.
Protected mode is enabled automatically when you open internet banking and/or payment system websites. When enabled, the top toolbar and browser tabs turn dark-grey and the icon displays in the right part of the SmartBox:
When protected mode is enabled:
Protected mode is enabled by default on online-payment pages (these pages are found on bank and payment-system websites). You can also add any page that uses HTTPS to the list of secure pages manually by following these steps:
You can disable protected mode if you enabled it by mistake.
To fully disable protected mode:
Click the icon → Settings.
In the lower part of the Settings page, click the Show advanced settings button.