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Browser security

How to configure popular web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera) for safer web experience

By . Last modified: 2013-04-09.

Misconfigured web browsers can be very harmful - they leak sensitive information, enable usage tracking and provide an open door to malware and data loss.

Before getting into details, please verify that your browser is up to date by visiting the Browser and Plug-in Check page. Oh, and you can also use free Secunia PSI for completely automated software updates.

To see recommended configuration for your web browser, either click the green "Is your <browser name> configuration safe?" button on bottom toolbar, or use the following links:

To protect your data and web browser even more, read the articles about using other free security programs and application security (links to step-by-step guides included).

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