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Advanced security settings

Google Chrome has security measures in place to help protect you as you browse the web. Follow these steps to adjust these settings:

  1. Click the Chrome menu Menu on the browser toolbar. 
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Here are the various settings you can adjust:

    Don't change these settings unless you're sure of what you're doing.

    • Phishing and malware protection
      This option is enabled by default in the "Privacy" section. When enabled, Google Chrome warns you if it detects that the site you're trying to visit is suspected of phishing or containing malware. Learn more about phishing and malware detection
    • SSL certificates and settings
      Go to the "HTTPS/SSL" section to manage your SSL certificates and settings.
    • Web content settings
      Click Content settings in the "Privacy" section to adjust your permissions for cookies, images, JavaScript, plug-ins, pop-ups, and location sharing.Learn more about managing your web content settings

Learn how Google Chrome uses technologies like sandboxing and auto-updates to keep you safe on the Web. For more pointers on keeping your family safe on the web, read Google's Tips for Online Safety.

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