Why Setting Your Homepage Matters


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06/08/2017



Why Setting Your Homepage Matters

Kevin R. Smith
Co-Editor


 

Among the most underappreciated things in all of Internet security is the homepage.

In fact, it's importance goes beyond security. It affects three things:

  1. Security
  2. Speed
  3. Sanity

 

In this video, we discuss why setting your homepage to one specific thing is the only way to go. (And, most people have never even heard of it!)

Here's what you get:

  1. Browsers open faster.
  2. New tabs open faster.
  3. More control of your time online.
  4. huge tip-off if a specific kind of malware has sneaked past your defenses and infected your PC

 

We talk all the time about antivirus software, but none of 'em are perfect (as I talked about in my last post, When Antivirus Software Fails You) and showed in detail in this video exposing a banking-related trojan.

In any event, setting your homepage as we show in this video, is the way to go.

 

 

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