Browser Privacy settings
Let’s talk about enabling browser Privacy Settings for Google Chrome…
I know this article on how to enable privacy settings for Google chrome will interest us. This is because most of us use Chrome. Some of us are using default setting on our browsers, this is not good enough. There are some adjustments that you should make. That is what I want to show us in this article.
Some are still wondering whether they need to change browser Privacy Settings for Google Chrome. Let me make this clear that if these changes are not made, you are open to attacks. I now want to show us how to protect our data from third parties. We will be looking at enabling privacy on Google Chrome. Lets set it up and keep hackers at bay.
The first thing to do when enabling Privacy Settings for Google Chrome…
The first thing is to launch your Google chrome and click on the Settings Icon. After you have done that, you will now scroll down to Options. This is very essential as part of your Privacy Settings.
You have to click the “Under the hood”tab in Google Chrome Options Window.
Under Privacy, check the desired web services that you want.
Check the “DNS pre-fetching to improve page load performance” option.
DNS pre-fetching stands for Domain Name System pre-fetching which is also part of privacy settings for Google Chrome.
That means when the user visits a web page, Google Chrome can look up or pre-fetch the IP address of all links on the webpage.
You have to check the option “Enable phishing and malware protection“ to prevent the browser from opening any malicious websites.
Once you have done that, you are now protected.
Now Apple Safari…
Here are some settings for Apple Safari browsers
In my previous article, I have talked about some of the settings for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. I do hope if you are using those browsers, you have applied my settings. Now I want to look at some of the settings for Apple Safari browsers.
First and foremost, the fact that Apple Safari browsers are secured does not mean you should not apply these settings. Applying them will go along way in ensuring that your data are secured. Let see how you can secure your browser in this article.
The very first thing is to launch the Safari browser and click on the Settings icon. You will now select Preferences from that menu.
Also, the web content of Apple Safari browsers section permits the user to enable or disable various forms of scripting and active contents.
Furthermore, checking this option allows the browser to warn the user before opening any website that is not secure.
Doing all this on this your Safari will ensure that your data are protected.
bad links in Search engines
Many of us use search engines for many things. We so much trust Google that we fill that it has answers to everything. You feel like you can never get malicious links from Google. Do you know that it is not all that you see on search engines that you should believe? Not all links are meant to be clicked on. That is why you need to learn how to stay safe on the internet. That is the tip I am about to give you in this article.
hundreds of results with malicious links
First and foremost, a search engine displays hundred of results based on the keyword that you have entered. In order to be able to get the best out of search engines. You need to learn how to use the proper keyword to frame your question into the search box. Asking the right question is the first point of safety when you are using search engines.
Not all links are genuine
You should also note that it is not all links to comes up on Search Result page that is genuine. Most of those links in the search results are malicious links. Most sites are put up on the internet for the sole purpose of stealing information. If possible, you need to do background information before you visit any site. There is also some antivirus that will tell you the integrity of any website.
Filtering malicious software that has malicious links
To filter malicious software, try to use an anti-virus software as an add-on to your browser. That means the anti-virus will monitor every activity going on, on your browser. It will prevent malicious links from harming your device.
Do a background check on malicious sites…
You need to really do some background check before you stick to a site. You should not agree on a surface level that it does not have malicious links. You can check review sites for a particular before you can assume it is safe to be visiting such site regularly.
To add Add-on in Mozilla Firefox, navigate to TOOLS, check for Add-ons, and click on Get Add-ons.