The Perils of a Non-secure Web Browser

John Storts
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You've probably had the mantra drilled into you by now: Don't open email attachments from senders that you don't recognize.

 

But you may not know about the dangers of cruising around the Web without buckling up. With all the Black Hats and script kiddies and other ne'er-do-wells lurking, non-secure browsing can put your computer at risk. The computing life that you save could be your own.

 

Learn about preventing those risks in the US-CERT report "Securing Your Web Browser," here in the IT Downloads library. Get easy-to-understand, to-the-point info and instructions on vulnerabilities concerning:

  • Cookies
  • Java and Java applets
  • Plug-ins
  • JavaScript
  • VBScript
  • ActiveX

 

Included are step-by-step procedures to secure popular browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox and Apple's Safari. Here's wishing you safe surfing!



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