With all the different passwords you have to manage, it can be tempting to just let your browser store your passwords for convenience. However, this “convenience” can come at a cost: hackers easily accessing your accounts. If you’ve been considering using password autofill, it’s important to understand the risks that come with it and why […]
Why you should avoid password autofill
The risks of password autofill
Hackers may have found an effective way to track users using a web browser or password manager’s password autofill feature. Here’s how they do it and what you can do to protect yourself. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that enables usernames and passwords to be […]
How can private browsing protect your online privacy?
You may not know it, but some of the websites you visit or apps you download leave a trackable digital footprint. One step you can do to avoid leaving your online behavior exposed to third parties is to use private browsers to surf the internet. What is private browsing? Your web browser — whether it’s […]
Leverage your mobile device’s biometrics authentication capabilities
We live in an era of ramped up cyber criminality. Nowadays, attackers don’t just target big corporations and businesses, they also target individuals, so you should use every resource to protect your data. One excellent example is biometrics authentication in mobile devices. Authenticate your profile on your mobile device Chrome OS, Windows, MacOS, Linux, and […]
Which web browser is the most secure?
Enterprise cybersecurity is a holistic system that involves employing security practices at every level of use. This includes picking out the most secure web browser. Consider the security features of these popular web browsers when picking yours. Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge, Windows 10’s current default browser, is an improvement over its predecessor Internet Explorer (IE). […]
Can private browsing keep you safe?
Privacy is a precious commodity in this era. Every website you visit or app you download leaves a digital footprint that can be tracked by anyone. Fortunately, most — if not all — web browsers offer private browsing features to keep your internet activity a little bit safer from prying eyes. What is private browsing? […]
Autocomplete password risks
Web browsers come with features to improve user experience. One of the most popular ones is auto-fill passwords. These are designed for users to store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While auto-fill passwords are convenient, they come with security risks. Read more. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous […]
Here are 6 Firefox features you should be using
Firefox is one of the most versatile web browsers today and its potential uses only grow with each new version. Not only is it great for casual browsing, but it also has a selection of tools that are valuable in business. Here are some of the functions you should be using in Firefox: Firefox’s secret […]
How to pick the most secure browser
The internet is a Wild West of sorts, as one could never know what kind of threat they’ll come across. This is why for businesses, it’s important to identify secure browsers to keep threats at bay. Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge, Windows’ current default browser, is an improvement over its predecessor Internet Explorer (IE). Edge was […]
Mobile phone biometrics enhances security
Constantly using passwords on a smartphone can be a pain, not to mention a high security risk. Luckily, popular mobile browsers like Chrome and Firefox Lite are now supporting biometrics for authentication to make logging in to social media, email, and online shopping accounts easier and more secure. Here’s what you need to know about […]