Browser Security Protocols

We've updated the security levels on our web pages. Some users with older browsers may experience problems accessing secure pages on websites with the latest security patches implemented.

We strongly recommend that users with older browsers upgrade. It will make for a more secure online experience not just on PressReader, but throughout the internet.

If you are having trouble logging in to your account or with making a purchase, and you cannot upgrade your browser, try making the following security updates to resolve the issue.

If you have Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click Alt T and select “Internet Options”.
  3. Select the “Advanced” tab.
  4. Scroll down to the “Security” section.
  5. Locate and check “Use TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2″.
  6. Then, press the “OK” button.

For Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Click Alt F and select “Settings”.
  3. Scroll down and select “Show advanced settings…”
  4. Scroll down to the Network section and click on “Change proxy settings…”
  5. Select the “Advanced” tab.
  6. Scroll down to the “Security” section.
  7. Locate and check “Use TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2″.
  8. Then, press the “OK” button.  


  1. Open FireFox
  2. Type in “about:config” in the URL bar and press Enter
  3. Scroll down to “security.tls.version.max” and press enter
  4. Set the value to 3
  5. Then, press the “OK” button.


  1. Open Opera
  2. Click Ctrl+F12
  3. Click on “Security”
  4. Click on “Security Protocols…”
  5. Check on “Enable TLS 1.1 & TLS 1.2”
  6. Press the “OK” button.
  7. Then, press the “OK” button.


There are no options for enabling SSL protocols.  You will need to update your browser.  If you are using Safari version 7 or greater, TLS 1.1 & 1.2 are automatically enabled.

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