Everyone knows that you should use antivirus software to protect your computer, but did you know that your internet browser may be letting viruses and malware infect your system anyway?
Whether you use Internet Explorer, Firefox, or even Google Chrome, there will be vulnerabilities in your browser. It is important to keep your software up to date with the latest security patches and updates.
Simply updating your web browser is not enough. Any of the programs or “Add-Ons” you have installed inside your browser also need to be updated. Recently, some very popular Add-On applications like Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash have created vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer and Firefox.
Remember, updating the security of your computer is a never-ending process. By making sure the things you use the most are updated, you should be relatively safe.
Plugging the Holes in Internet Browsers