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Internet Guard

Internet Guard provides basic protection for all Internet users in Swisscom networks* (fixed network, mobile network and public or private WLAN). This includes visitors who use your home network as guests and users who surf on Swisscom Hotspots. Internet Guard also protects devices that do not have security software, such as tablets, games consoles or TVs. You don’t have to install anything on your devices to use Internet Guard. However, we do recommend that you use a suitable anti-virus program for your device in addition.

 

Internet Guard warns you before you access dangerous websites. This includes websites that pose a malware risk (containing viruses, Trojans or worms etc. that could infect your device) or those that attempt to access your confidential data (phishing) or have fraudulent intent.




Frequently asked questions

If I have Internet Guard, do I still need a virus scanner?

Can I still access a website after an Internet Guard warning?

Why does Internet Guard never warn me?

Internet Guard didn’t warn me of a dangerous website. Why?

I would like to access a safe website, but have received an Internet Guard warning. How do I report this?

Where can I test whether Internet Guard will warn me about a website?

Does Internet Guard only warn me about fraudulent and harmful websites, or also about specific content?

I have discovered a dangerous website which I wasn't warned against by Internet Guard. How do I report this?

Does Internet Guard collect data on my personal surfing habits?

Does Internet Guard also protect from dangerous websites accessed via https?

Does Internet Guard comply with net neutrality?

What benefit does Swisscom aim to achieve with the free Internet Guard?

Why should I allow cookies and JavaScript on the warning page?

* Internet Guard will be activated gradually in the course of 2018 and will initially start as a pilot trial on parts of the fixed network.






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