Safer online shopping with IE8 – 8 tips

Online threats today come in the form of attacks on you and attacks on your computer. Here are eight tips for you to have a safer online shopping experience with Internet Explorer 8.

Internet Explorer 8: Safer online shopping

  1. Keep up to date with automatic updates
  2. Use firewall, antivirus, antispam, and antispyware software
  3. Avoid phishing scams and malware with the SmartScreen Filter
  4. Make sure the Cross Site Scripting filter (XSS) is always on
  5. Check the domain name with domain highlighting to avoid deceptive websites.
  6. Use the InPrivate Browsing if using a public computer feature which prevents your browsing history, cookies, and other information from being retained on your computer.
  7. Check for the closed padlock image when paying for goods over the Internet.
  8. Never respond to unsolicited requests to update your account information

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  1. Online shopping says:

    Online shopping product today come in the form of attacks on you and attack on your computer.