“Transfer of Protected Data Blocked” error message appears when visiting web pages

  • Solution ID:1058591
  • Last Updated:Aug. 12, 2019 5:39 AM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus+ Security - 2018, Antivirus+ Security - 2019;Antivirus+ Security - 2020;Internet Security - 2018;Internet Security - 2019;Internet Security - 2020;Maximum Security - 2018;2019;2020;Premium Security - 2018;Premium Security - 2019;Premium Security - 2020;
  • “Transfer of Protected Data Blocked” | Error Message | Trend Micro Security

You receive the following error message randomly when visiting websites:

Transfer of Protected Data Blocked

“Transfer of Protected Data Blocked
Data Theft Prevention has stopped protected data from leaving this computer. If you need to send out this information, you can disable this protection temporarily."

This message appears to notify you that a protected data has been blocked by the Data Theft Prevention feature of your Trend Micro Security software.​


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