Published: 2016-12-10   Views: 4700
Author: jericaqueen
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5 Tips On How To Stay Safe While Browsing The Internet

5 Tips on How to Stay Safe While Browsing the Internet

Your computer might be facing threats whenever you browse the web, for example, viruses, spyware, malware and many more. Your personal information may be at risk, too. Good news is that you can do something about this. You can protect and secure it by following these tips:

VPN

Virtual Private Network technology widens a private network such as the Internet. It let the users send and receive data across shared networks or public networks. VPN encrypt all the internet traffic and replaces ISP and routs all the traffic through the Virtual Private Network. Therefore, all your data is secured and protected while you are online. It also benefits you by accessing geographically restricted websites. VPN will cover your IP address and real location.

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Connect via HTTPS and not HTTP

Websites that use HTTPS are more secured, it encrypt all your activities. Anything you will be doing on a site you visited is confidential and reliable. It will be illegible to the hackers, too. You can simply check the URL of a website you are going to visit. Not all websites have it, means it’s not entirely safe so better check HTTPS (S stands for Secure). Try not to use or avoid it better. If you could put some effort and attention to this simple tip will going to help you enough.

 There are websites in the internet that can let you download HTTPS Everywhere. It will effectively force an encrypted connection on much kind of sites.

Up to date Browser

It is important to keep your browser updated. All type of little fixes can be involve or done in updates. Mostly are privately and secretly.  There are many different kinds of security threats that can be an issue when browsing the website. Usually are viruses, phishing sites and other sorts of malware.

The other reason why you need to keep browser up to date is that it will be the best way to improve the web design.  There is a benefit, of course, new browsers come with features that can boost your productivity and newer browsers are faster.

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Online Shops

Online shopping are a bit risky too when talking about security. Online shopping will obviously ask to fill in your address, account details and other personal information. It is usually the easiest way to be hacked by others. There are trusts worthy and reliable online shops, much safer but not completely, just don’t give personal details. Another way of protecting your data online is by using Proxy Servers. It will secure traffic only by browser you use, Proxy settings are applied to your internet browser.

Get expert advice

If you consider on making investments in shares or rarities offered online, seek professional advice first. One of the leading IT services in Brisbane is Cymax. They give the best IT support, implementation and management of hardware, software and databases. They ensure your data that will be safe and meets submission requirements.

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