, 2 years ago
IT security not only revolves around strong passwords and encryption. It also takes your everyday use of the internet into account. The most common application is your web browser. In this article we will show you how to tweak your browsers security features.
To harden a web browser isn’t really hard and one has to keep only a few things in mind. The times were each setting was up to the user are long gone. Most common web browsers already follow best practice regarding security.
Depending on your browser the following features might be built in and are activated by default. You should check on these features:
Some of those settings are very common and, in many cases, they are already part of your web browser. However, there are a couple of things that you need to add:
While the first extension is a very standard application that comes with self-explanatory settings, the second is more specific. A script blocker will allow you to decide which scripts are executed and which not. To use this tool properly you need to be able to asses which scripts are needed otherwise many websites won’t work.
The above settings and extension will make sure that your browser stays up-to-date while protecting you from certain attacks like typo squatting. Please keep in mind that these are very basic settings that will help you to improve among other things like a password managers, 2FA or general security.
May 16, 2022
If you are considering investing in Bitcoin, you undoubtedly have questions about the soundness of the system. And rightly so. You will soon learn that the security and risks depend not only on the technology but also on the user: you. Together, you and Bitcoin are the bank. If Bitcoin is the vault, you are the one who keeps the keys. How secure are you, as a team?
Aug 24, 2021
Bitcoin is absolutely secure. That is a sentence that is perfectly true at the time of writing. But this is not only due to the fact that its technology has been proven in the past but also because of its network and its constant growth in the last couple of years. That being said, one should never take the transaction security of a network for granted. Bitcoin allows every user to check and verify literally everything in its network, including, but not limited to its monetary supply and if a transaction is valid or not.' But there is also the possibility of fraud, meaning that an entity could try and overtake the Bitcoin network. In this article we will discuss how this is theoretically possible and how likely this is to succeed.
Apr 11, 2021
Security is extremely important, because we want all our customers to be able to trade safely. This article will highlight all the important aspects to consider.
Mar 16, 2021
Customers of LiteBit enjoy a state-of-the-art security when it comes down to their accounts and their cryptocurrencies trusted with our service. However, there are specific steps that we cannot take on behalf of our customers and they are responsible to act according to security best practices. Responsibility requires awareness and knowledge; with this article we like to empower you to understand how to protect yourself and why this is so important.