Your browser is your window to the Web. But just like that window in your home that allows the light in, it also represents a potential security risk. You could board up all your windows leaving you safe, but in the dark. Or you could implement some basic security.
Your Web browser is no different. One way for that nasty cyber-stuff like viruses and malware to infect your PC is through your browser. So your choice of browser is important to your Internet safety.
Wait! You mean I have a choice when it comes to my browser? Yes you do.
If you are on Windows you probably use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE). For the Mac, you are most likely on Safari. There are others, most notable Firefox. Firefox is an open source browser that has grown in popularity because of its reputation for safety. And while everyone has opinion when it comes to browser safety, Firefox is generally considered the safest. And it’s fast, too.
You can download and install the new Firefox 3 with the following link:
It is easy to install and available for PC, Mac, and Linux.
Using the Firefox browser will not make your PC impenetrable so you still need to practice safe surfing.
One more thing, Firefox has a really cool logo.
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