How to pick the most secure browser

The internet is a Wild West of sorts, as one could never know what kind of threat they’ll come across. This is why for businesses, it’s important to identify secure browsers to keep threats at bay. Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge, Windows’ current default browser, is an improvement over its predecessor Internet Explorer (IE). Edge was […]

Mobile phone biometrics enhances security

Constantly using passwords on a smartphone can be a pain, not to mention a high security risk. Luckily, popular mobile browsers like Chrome and Firefox Lite are now supporting biometrics for authentication to make logging in to social media, email, and online shopping accounts easier and more secure. Here’s what you need to know about […]

4 Useful Google apps you didn’t know you needed

Facebook, Instagram, Gmail, Google Maps, and YouTube are applications that most smartphone owners know by heart. These cross-platform apps are so popular that they tend to bury other more use within the app store. Moving away from the “Most Downloaded Apps” section will reveal plenty of helpful apps you probably didn’t know you needed, such […]

PDF management features in Google’s productivity suite

For many business users today, PDFs are indispensable to the day-to-day grind — contracts, eBooks, and marketing collateral in PDF format are just of the files that businesses handle on a daily basis. But did you know that Google has made it easier for business users to manage PDFs in Google Drive, as well as […]

Must-have extensions for your Google Chrome

Google Chrome is the most popular and most used browser in the world. And because of its unparalleled speed, user-friendly interface, and powerful performance, it’s also touted as the best browser. But did you know that the Chrome Web Store is full of extensions you can install to add extra features to your browser? Here […]

Chrome: From HTTP to HTTPS

Within the last year, Chrome has helped users understand that HTTP sites are not secure. More websites use HTTPS, a safer protocol, than ever before. So, how can you benefit from this transition? Find out here. For several years, Google has moved toward a more secure web by strongly advocating that sites adopt the Secure […]

Chrome users panic as new scam spreads

During the previous quarter, fake Chrome notifications urging users to dial a tech support number have grown dramatically. Research reveals that this tech support scam could possibly use an Application Programming Interface (API) to freeze the browser, convincing the user to get in touch with the support line and share their credit card details.

Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

When it comes to security updates, time is usually of the essence. The longer you wait to install a fix from a vendor, the higher the risk of being compromised. But in the cases of the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, you might be better off waiting until a more reliable patch is released.

Beware of what you save in web browsers

Passwords are a double-edged sword. If you make them too simple, they’ll be easy to guess; if you make them too complex, they’ll be impossible to remember. One solution is to create an uncrackable password and save it to your browser. Unfortunately, recent research suggests that tactic could drastically reduce your privacy.

Hackers use browsers to get credit card info

Does filling in web forms sap all your browsing energy? Do you find it especially taxing to shop or register online using a mobile device? Google’s Chrome alleviated this dilemma when it introduced the Autofill feature in 2011, which made filling in forms much faster and making credit card purchases online more convenient.