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Disable notifications from websites on Chrome

Distracting notifications can be intrusive and share too much information to people who have a clear view of your screen, whether in person or remotely. To turn off website notifications in Chrome, navigate to the Settings menu. Select “Privacy and security” from the left bar, then click Site Settings. Navigate to Notifications. Here, you can […]

Disable auto-fill in Chrome

If you share your computer with other people, even if you don’t have passwords saved, they could still learn a lot of personal information from your auto-fill options. To disable this feature in Chrome, navigate to the Autofill section from the Settings page. Select the section you want to turn off, whether it’s passwords, payment […]

Check for reused passwords in Chrome

It’s advisable to never reuse passwords. If one is exposed in a data breach, hackers may use it to attempt to gain access to other accounts of yours. If you use Chrome’s built-in password manager, they’ll tell you if you’ve reused a password without realizing it. To check, go to your Google Account page and […]

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 […]

Keep your web browser software up to date

Install software updates so that attackers cannot take advantage of known problems or vulnerabilities. Many browsers like Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge offer automatic updates. If this option is available, you could enable it.

Stick with major web browsers

There are a lot of options for browsing the web. A good rule of thumb is to stick with major web browsers that are regularly updated with critical security patches and other features. Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Opera are all good options in this respect.