EDGE-00-000002 - Bypassing Microsoft Defender SmartScreen prompts for sites must be disabled.

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This policy setting allows a decision to be made on whether users can override the Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings about potentially malicious websites.

If this setting is enabled, users cannot ignore Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings, and are blocked from continuing to the site.

If this setting is disabled or not configured, users can ignore Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warnings and continue to the site.


Set the policy value for 'Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Edge/SmartScreen settings/Prevent bypassing Microsoft Defender SmartScreen prompts for sites' to 'Enabled'.

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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000870, Rule-ID|SV-235720r766832_rule, STIG-ID|EDGE-00-000002, Vuln-ID|V-235720

Plugin: Windows

Control ID: bd455d01e475db5a25bf48072a3f863614a12fcc0986804232205f400b1787a8