Mac - Changing Web Threat Shield Settings

  • 14 April 2013
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To change Web Threat Shield settings:
  1. Open the SecureAnywhere interface (click the Webroot icon

To override website filters:
  1. Click Edit Website Overrides.
  2. In the dialog, enter a website name in the field (in the form of "") and click Add Website. In the table, select whether you want to allow this website (click the Allow radio button) or you want to block it (click the Block radio button).
  3. Click Close.
  4. If Safari is open, quit the browser and reopen it. Website filter changes won't take effect until you restart Safari.
To shield the Mac's Hosts file:
  1. Make sure the Monitor hosts file for changes box is selected.
  2. If you want to return the Hosts file to its factory state (thus removing any changes malware may have made to the file), click Reset Hosts File.
  3. Click Close.
To disable website filtering:
  1. Open the SecureAnywhere interface (click the Webroot icon

You will need to restart Safari for the changes to take effect.

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