& Tools to use
What is BROWSER SECURITY?
So far, we’ve talked about password managers and anti-malware software.
These defenses are good for your system but you need additional defenses for your browser.
Your browser defenses are just simple extensions you need to download and enable, which is what we will go over in this chapter.
Antimalware/Antivirus protects your operating system and files.
Browser Security protects you while surfing the web.
Who should use it?
Anyone who uses Chrome, Firefox, Safari or any other web browser.
Your browser is your main point of interaction with the internet and will need additional defenses in place to help keep you safe.
Everyone should have basic browser security extensions installed.
These extensions help automatically protect you threats such as malicious pages, privacy, and security flaws.
- Automatically block malicious pages before they load.
- Experience fewer ads.
- Get faster speeds while browsing online.
Frequently asked questions
After initial setup, its a hands off process and extensions work on their own to protect you.
Yes! You’ll still need these extensions.
Even though you may only visit legitimate websites like news outlets or facebook, these services can sometimes unknowingly produce malicious code from third party advertisers.
Not at all! there are several ad blockers to choose from, we only provided the best ones we could find.
If you’d rather use a different extension, just make sure you find an ad blokcer and a tracking blocker that works for you.
Where to get it
Just follow the appropriate link and install your copy!
TERM: Encryption- This is a way to scramble your data to make it hard to read or use for someone else.
How to install and use
1. Download and install these plugins
2. Enable your plugin- Just click enable after it is done installing.
3. Enjoy browsing again!
You can now browse knowing you are protected from malicious ads, and you now have some degree of privacy.
Now you’re all setup with your browser plugins, let’s talk about using a VPN or Proxy solution