Guide to security and privacy in Opera

This guide explains the security and privacy features and settings in the Opera desktop browser, and provides some tips to help you protect yourself online.

Current for Opera 12.00


Guide to security information

Opera displays security information in the browser to help you to determine the security of websites.

Fraud and Malware Protection

Opera’s Fraud and Malware Protection warns you about suspicious webpages.

Extended Validation (EV)

Extended Validation (EV) represents the highest security available today.

Staying updated

Keeping Opera and other applications up to date is the best way to be secure.

Sharing a computer or account

Ensure the privacy of your browsing habits and data when sharing a computer or account.

Password tips

There are a few measures you can take to ensure that your passwords effectively safeguard your data.

Email tips

There are a few ways to ensure that you stay safe when sending or receiving email.

Related information

For more detailed and technical information, see our advanced documentation.