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Verify that your version of Chrome is up to date

Ensuring that your web browser is up to date is an important step toward guarding against the latest security threats online. To check if you’re using the latest version of Chrome, select the vertical ellipsis in the upper right corner of your browser. Either you’ll see an option that reads “Update Google Chrome,” or you’re […]

Make sure you’re running the latest version of Firefox

It’s a good idea to periodically verify that you’re using the latest version of your preferred browser, even if automatic updates are enabled. For Firefox, simply open the hamburger menu, then select Help. From there, you’ll press About Firefox. If you’ve got the latest version, this screen will say “Firefox is up to date.” If […]

Use the built-in tracker blocker on the Vivaldi browser

The makers of popular web browser Vivaldi have partnered with DuckDuckGo on a built-in tracker blocker to help preserve user privacy. Vivaldi halts requests before they’re sent to URLs that appear on a comprehensive block list created and updated by privacy-focused search company DuckDuckGo. To enable this feature, open the Vivaldi Menu, then Settings. Navigate […]

Set up multiple Google Accounts on Chrome

It’s not uncommon these days for one user to have multiple Google Accounts in use on one device. If that’s the case for you, it can be pretty tedious to sign in and out all the time to access your email, calendar and other features. Instead, in Chrome, click on your user icon and select […]

Enable VPNs in Opera

Virtual private networks (VPN) offer an added layer of security, especially if you have to use the public wireless network to access the internet. The Opera browser comes with a built-in VPN. To turn it on, open Settings and navigate to Privacy, then VPN. Then, to turn your VPN on or off, click the icon […]

Disable your browser’s AutoFill option

The AutoFill setting helps you log into online accounts faster by automatically entering your credentials like email/username and password. If someone gets ahold of your mobile device, this setting will allow them to have easy access to your email, bank account, social pages, etc. Increase your browser security by turning off this setting and manually […]