Stop using your web browser security wrong

Chances are good you’re not using your browser with a strong enough eye on security. Jack Wallen offers up some advice to the average user on how to browse safer.

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For the love of privacy and security, stop! You’re using the default settings in your web browser, thereby assuming the companies that created the software either know what’s best for you or don’t have ulterior motives for how they set security options in their products.

But ultimately, the onus isn’t really on the developers or distributors of the web browsers. You are in charge of your security, and you alone have the power to make the most out of it. When you just assume the out-of-the-box experience is completely secure, you are at the mercy of a company that produces products for the masses. What those companies want…

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