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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Invaluable tips for online safety
Let’s be honest, surfing the net in the comfort of your home or with the privacy of a small screen feels safe. However, certain sites could be snooping on your online activity by placing digital trackers called “cookies” on your devices. Here’s what happens to your personal details whenever you go online. With the headlines […]
Autocomplete password risks
Advertisements and “helpful” suggestions based on your internet browsing habits can be troubling. But what’s even more alarming is that hackers have found another way of tracking you via seemingly harmless autocomplete passwords. Here’s what you need to know. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December 2018, there are 4.1 billion internet users […]
Which web browser do you prefer?
To access the web when the internet was in its infancy, computer users could only choose between Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer. Thanks to advancements in technology, people can now do their work in a browser. If you’re looking for an alternate way to surf the web, our list below will have an answer for […]