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1. (WO2018080819) SECURE AND PRIVATE MOBILE WEB BROWSER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/080819    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/056709
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 17 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06F 21/00
G06F 17/30
G06Q 30/02
G06Q 50/10
Applicants: FINJAN MOBILE, INC.
Inventors: ROBINSON, Scot
PANOPOULOS, Jules
CONLIN, Patrick
KIM, Sang Hui Michael
MAR-SPINOLA, Julie
GODLEWSKI, Michael
HOUSE, Geoffrey
TONG, Winnie
MUTTER, Rudolph
FEORE, Bay Lee
SHIPMAN, Timothy
SCHERBA, Anthony
MCDOLE, Lee
KREMER, Alexander Lin
Title: SECURE AND PRIVATE MOBILE WEB BROWSER
Abstract:
A mobile web browser embedded in a smartphone operative to open a secure private session with a web server on the Internet via one or more cell towers, using a mobile IP address of the smartphone, the mobile web browser including a VPN connector operative to connect the smartphone to a secure VPN server and to establish a virtual IP address for the smartphone, the virtual IP address corresponding to the location of the VPN server, a switch operable to change a current IP address of the smartphone used by the mobile web browser from a non-VPN mobile IP address to the virtual IP address of the VPN server, in a seamless manner without interrupting a current session with a web server, a URL content scanner causing a URL of a web page to be scanned for potential malware, a URL blocker, a tracker scanner and a tracker blocker.