How to browse the web securely

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Make sure your PC software is secure

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Make sure your PC software is secure

Secunia offers a great tool called Personal Software Inspector, that scans your PC to see if any of the software you run requires a security patch. Here it is warning that the Adobe products need patching. This is important because a website may contain a rogue Adobe file (like a PDF or Flash file) that could contain a computer virus. Any red alerts should be addressed immediately.

 

Internet users need to be on their guard for rogue web sites, phishing attacks and security holes in web browsers. Jenny Williams offers some top tips on browsing safely and securely.

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