Here are the basic, important things you should do to make yourself safer online.
All the software we use every day is likely riddled with security issues.
These security issues are constantly being found—whether we’re talking about Windows, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, the Adobe Flash plugin, Adobe’s PDF Reader, Microsoft Office—the list goes on and on.
These days, a lot of operating systems and programs come with automatic updates to close these security holes.
This may seem obvious, but it deserves saying: never, ever, for it to be stolen.On top of these, some security expert will write an article saying antivirus is no longer relevant and you’re dumb if you use it.Let’s set the record straight: you should be running antivirus, even if you’re careful on the web. It’s up to you—though when it comes to free, simple, and good, there’s nothing wrong with using Windows Defender.Apple doesn’t have a regimented schedule, but they also regularly provide updates.These updates not only fix bugs, but they patch security holes.