As your personal gateway to the internet, your web browser is the first line of defense against malicious websites. If your internet browser is not secure, viruses and spyware can infect your computer and damage your important data. And while a good antivirus does help, it’s always better to prevent the entry of malware in
Google Chrome automatically blocks downloads of suspicious files. However, if you think your file is completely safe, you can download it by temporarily allowing all downloads. Here’s how to do that on desktop, Android, iPhone, and iPad. Warning: Know that Chrome blocks downloads of certain files because it believes those files can harm your device.
If you use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on your computer, stop what you’re doing and update your browser. As reported by security blog Sophos Security, Google announced that a zero-day exploit has been found in Google Chrome that could allow hackers to perform malicious activities on your computer. Today, Microsoft announced Edge has also
Similar to how you can set a keyboard shortcut to open a folder on your Windows desktop, you can also use a keyboard shortcut to open a specific website. There are a few extra steps involved, though. The first thing you’ll want to do is launch your browser of choice and create a bookmark of
Cybercriminals have a knack for knowing not only how and where but when to kick off a cyberattack. The goal is to catch an organization’s IT and security staff off-guard when they’re unavailable or distracted. That’s why weekends and holidays are an opportune occasion for a ransomware attack when staffers are trying to enjoy personal