Using the Website Filter feature of Antivirus for Mac

  • Solution ID:1061007
  • Last Updated:Sep. 25, 2018 2:46 AM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus for Mac - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019;
  • Website Filter | Antivirus for Mac

Learn how to use the Website Filter feature of your Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac.

Website_Filter

This feature allows you to filter websites based on the following:

  • Website Categories
  • Filter Strength
  • Trust or Block a website

The Website Filter feature of Antivirus for Mac blocks access to unwanted websites.

Trend Micro maintains an extensive database of categorized websites to keep this feature up-to-date as new sites appear on the web.

To open the Website Filter settings, do the following:

  1. Open the main console of your Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac, press right click on the Trend Micro Icon on the upper right corner of your Mac then select Open Trend Micro Antivirus.

  2. Click the Web tab.

    Antivirus for Mac 9.0.
    Main console

    Antivirus for Mac 8.0.
    Main console

  3. Click Website Filter.

    Antivirus for Mac 9.0.
    Click Web then Website Filter

    Antivirus for Mac 8.0.
    Click Web then Website Filter

  4. Click the lock icon on the lower left of the main console.
    A window asking for your password will appear.
  5. Type your Mac password, then click OK.

    Type your password

    Turn ON/OFF Website Filtering
    Choose which Categories to filter
    Select Filter Strength
    Add or Remove Trusted Websites
    Add or Remove Blocked Websites