Web browser connects us to the internet and securing these browsers is prominent. Hackers are targeting the weaknesses of web browsers to access PCs and laptops. Here are few tips to secure your browser.
Frequently update your web browser and keep automatic updates enabled in browser settings. Limit usage of the browser to modern applications, such as Chrome or Firefox. Updates provide security improvements and protection of the web browser.
A strong password is a good first layer protection. Autofill feature saves keystrokes by storing information you recently typed like credentials, personal information or bank details. Disable auto-fill feature in the browser setting.
Regularly clear all the cache, cookies and temp files from the browser history. Because these leads to tracking the activities & preferences on the internet of the viewers. Enable “Block third-party cookies” option in the browser settings.
Install and update the Security plugins periodically. Do not install unnecessary extensions or plugins to the web browser. This will enhance the security of the browser by preventing hackers to take advantage of any flaws.
Avoid clicking the forwarded links which are from the untrusted source. Use online scanners to ensure those URLs & files are secured or not.
It is better to have an antivirus and end-point security to safe guard your systems. Secure the browser and be aware of the latest threats.