Tips for Safe Surfing and Internet Access
Hackers try to break into your system every 39 seconds. The last thing you want is for your system to be what they’re getting into. Safe browsing is essential if you want to avoid having your personal information and money stolen. Once a hacker gains access to your device, he can wreak havoc on your life.
But what can you do to avoid being attacked? Our online security quick start guide will help you with this. Here are eight tips for safe surfing. Keep your operating system, browser and plugins up to date
Hackers are always looking for new ways to access computer systems. Whenever a vulnerability is discovered in a browser, plugin or operating system, an update is released to prevent hackers from entering. Stay informed of these changes and download new updates. Block pop-ups
Most pop-ups are just annoying ads trying to trick you into making a purchase, but some can be more harmful. Install a pop-up blocker to prevent malicious attempts to trick you into clicking links accidentally. Use antivirus software without saying that antivirus software should be installed on your system to stop virus and malware attacks.
There are many free options. Here are some suggestions.