All of a Sudden I can't Open Links from Email from SItes I have used before

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Description of the issue:
How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Links from sites such as,, and no long open…browser shows sites are insecure…shields are down…no changes made to privacy settings…I don’t have time or the inclination to fiddle with this, so I will just start using another browser…

Expected result:

Brave Version( check About Brave):
Brave is up to date

Version 1.39.111 Chromium: 102.0.5005.61 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Additional Information:


Reload the webpage. And, reload the webpage again.

Right-click on the padlock icon that is at the left end of the URL address field.

In the lengthy pop-down menu, Enable JavaScript.

If you have trouble with succeeding, using those steps, then . . .

In a Brave Browser > New Window, go to: brave://settings/content/javascript

Scroll down that javascript settings page to Allowed to use javascript

Click the Add button

Enter [*.] as the site . . . but do not Enable

  • Current Private session only

Click the Add button

Repeat those steps for the following entries:

  • [*.]
  • [*.]

If you don’t want to figure this out then I’m not sure why you posted this here.

If you do want to figure it out then there are people here who would be happy to help, and we can probably straighten it out fairly handily.

And if that’s the case – then to get started:

  1. What is the exact error message? (Screenshot or copy/paste, either would be great.)
  2. What is an example of an exact URL with this issue?
  3. Under brave://settings/security do you have Always use secure connections enabled?

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