Every time you view web pages, you leave traces behind. Your browser keeps all your history stored. Many browsers also store user names, form data and passwords. Anyone wanting to know more about you need look no further than your history. Regularly cleaning your history keeps you safer online.
Security & Privacy
Find expert advice on Internet security and how to protect your online privacy on BrightHub.com’s Internet Security & Privacy channel.In the US alone, 146.4 million users were online in March 2008 according to the latest NielsonNet ratings. As Internet use has increased, so too has ‘the dark side of the Net’ – spam, viruses, malware, trojans and hackers. This emerging field of ‘cyber crime’ has led to a variety of software designed to protect your personal information and maintain your online privacy, as well as a growing need for reliable information on best practices for safe surfing.Managing Editor J.F. Amprimoz and his team of technical writers offer an in-depth look at how to best protect your computer and your personal data. In addition to honest security software reviews, you will find original and thought-provoking technology articles such as Paul’s series on Defensive Browsing or his kid-safe browsing primer for parents: Do You Browse Like You Parent?In addition to informative technology articles and information on how to surf safely, join the Bright Hub community to comment on articles and ask questions.
Are you concerned about workplace privacy? If so, do know there are current laws regulating employee email and Internet privacy. But, that does not stop employers keeping an eye on your web surfing and emailing habits while at work. Read on to know more.