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Set your web browsers security settings to the highest level

Your web browser is your principal connection to the Internet, and multiple applications may rely on your browser, or parts within your browser, to function. Many web applications try to improve your browsing experience by enabling different types of functionality, but this functionality might be needless and may leave you vulnerable to being attacked. The […]

Take browser warnings seriously

Sometimes a search engine will return highly ranked results that nevertheless aren’t safe to visit. Maybe these pages have expired certificates or unusual redirects that haven’t gotten them flagged for removal yet — scammers are always trying to stay ahead. Your browser, or internet security software like Total Defense will usually warn you that they […]

What is “Do Not Track”?

Do Not Track is a setting in most internet browsers that allows you to express your preference not to be tracked across the web. Turning on Do Not Track through your web browser sends a signal to every website you visit that you don’t want to be tracked from site to site. Companies then know […]

Tell your kids to use Kiddle while searching the web

Kiddle is powered by Google Safe Search, and it’s designed to be a secure environment for kids. The search results are organized so that articles written specifically for children appear first and all articles that appear are appropriate for young ones. It does not collect any personal information, and logs are automatically erased every 24 […]

Clear your search history when using Firefox

While private browsers provide more security, some people prefer Firefox because they believe it’s faster, more customizable and promotes the use of open-source web technologies. If you prefer to use Firefox, you should take extra precautions. Make sure that your privacy is protected by routinely deleting your search history. To do this: Select Tools > […]

Use the Epic Privacy Browser for more protection while searching

Epic Privacy Browser is secure because it uses a virtual private network (VPN) with servers in eight countries and provides free VPN access. It blocks ads, trackers, fingerprinting, cryptomining and ultrasound signaling, and it can stop over 600 tracking attempts every browsing session. Epic Privacy Browser is available for Apple, Windows and Android devices. To […]