2) Set Web browsers to “stun”

Cyber criminals know that Web browsers are like mothers: everybody’s got one. They also know that if you’re shopping online, you’re using your Web browser to do it. That’s why
Web based attacks are one of the most popular kind avenue of compromise and
online. The good news is that most modern Web browsers already come equipped
with security features that can block most malicious content. The bad news? Lots of folks out there are running the browser
equivalent of a 1976 Chevy Nova.

Cyber criminals know that Web browsers are like mothers: everybody’s got one. They also know that if you’re shopping online, you’re using your Web browser to do it. That’s why
Web based attacks are one of the most popular kind avenue of compromise and
online. The good news is that most modern Web browsers already come equipped
with security features that can block most malicious content. The bad news? Lots of folks out there are running the browser
equivalent of a 1976 Chevy Nova. Internet Explorer 6, notoriously insecure, is
still the choice of almost a quarter of enterprise users according to data from
zScaler
and attackers are still finding lots of victims for attacks targeting aged browsers like IE 6 and
IE7
.
Our advice: if you’re planning on shopping online, make sure to download and
install the latest edition of whichever Web browser is your choice. Beyond
that, familiarize yourself with that browser’s default security settings and
consider adopting a more stringent settings, at least while you shop.

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