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Computer Know How! – As we enter into the next decade, we take a look at how to protect your privacy when accessing the World Wide Web… In this edition of Computer Know How! - More secure options for your day to day interactions on the web – from making Google Chrome more secure, to using a different Web Browser, and even a Search Engine designed with privacy in mind. And more reasons to use a Password Manager.

browser, adding security and privacy extensions can build on that. Here are a few suggestions: ZENMATE VPN 1. A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a tool designed to keep your online identity secure, private and anonymous, and this one plugs straight into the browser. The best deal is <€2 per month. 2. Avast Online Security Checks websites you visit and advises if they have been identified as safe or unsafe

3. Windows Defender Browser Protection Windows Defender Browser Protection Google Chrome Incognito extension for Google Chrome allows you to add an additional layer of protection when If you share your device, but you would rather that the other users cannot see which browsing online. The extension alerts you web pages you have accessed, you can use about known malicious links, and gives you a clear path back to safety. Google Chrome Incognito mode: 1. On your computer, open Chrome. 2. At the top right, click More New Incognito Window. 3. A new window appears. Check for the Incognito icon . Chrome won’t save the following information: • Your browsing history • Cookies and site data • Information entered in forms Google Chrome Security Extensions A browser extension is a small software module for customising the web browser behaviour. There are hundreds or even thousands available for Google Chrome in the Chrome Web Store, and while Google has done a good job building a safe and secure

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4. AdBlock Block ads and pop-ups on YouTube, Facebook, Twitch, and your favourite websites.

Web Browser Privacy The Brave browser is built with Chromium (the engine that power Chrome), so it has a familiar feel, but it has been designed with privacy in mind. It blocks all ads and trackers by default, but, if you want to see selected ads, you can, and you can be rewarded for doing so. Brave was released November 2019 and already hs >8 Million users. It’s an interesting take on the traditional approach, and it may work for you. https://brave.com/

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LOOP Magazine Issue 38 February Edition 2020  

#GetInTheLOOP An A4 magazine Local to Hampshire, In this Issue: Fashion, February Special's, Cosmic Calendar, Motoring, Computer Know How,...

LOOP Magazine Issue 38 February Edition 2020  

#GetInTheLOOP An A4 magazine Local to Hampshire, In this Issue: Fashion, February Special's, Cosmic Calendar, Motoring, Computer Know How,...

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