How do you know if a web site is safe? Do you look for the lock icon? Would it surprise you to learn that isn’t enough? Consumers have long been taught to look for the lock icon or “https” in the address bar to determine whether or not a site is secure. Years ago, when … Continue reading “Secure” Web Sites Aren’t Always Secure
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Microsoft Says You’re Installing Its Edge Web Browser, Whether You Like It or Not
Party like it’s 1998, because Microsoft is once again sneaking its software onto users’ computers without their knowledge. In a move that has sent ripples of disdain across the tech world, Microsoft has begun pushing its Edge web browser to users as part of the latest Windows updates. The Verge even compared the Edge install … Continue reading Microsoft Says You’re Installing Its Edge Web Browser, Whether You Like It or Not
How To Protect Your Web Browser
Your Web browser lets you access Internet sites, but it can also be a gateway for viruses, malware, and more. Here’s how to keep your browser protected and secure. (Don't miss my latest article for The Northwest Herald - Protect Your Window To The Internet by Triona Guidry) Remember that it’s vital to keep your browser up … Continue reading How To Protect Your Web Browser
Windows XP Is Dead. Now What?
As you may have heard, Microsoft has ceased support for Windows XP. Many people assume it’s okay to keep using it. They’re dead wrong. WinXP is already vulnerable to viruses because it’s been out so long. Now we have the nightmare scenario in which bugs are discovered but not fixed. Here’s how it goes: Microsoft … Continue reading Windows XP Is Dead. Now What?
How To Secure Your Web Browser
Did you know that most viruses sneak onto your computer through your Web browser? Here's how you can secure your Internet surfing experience. Take a look at your Web browser(s) with the following advice in mind. Related Article: Eight Tips For Safer Web Browser Searching by Triona Guidry (The Northwest Herald) How To Clear Your … Continue reading How To Secure Your Web Browser