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:
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:
- Browsers open faster.
- New tabs open faster.
- More control of your time online.
- A 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.
When Antivirus Software Fails You: How to Stop (and Defeat!) a Real-World Trojan & Social Engineering Attack
It isn't every day you get to see what a real Trojan or Social Engineering attack looks like.
When you do, there's seldom time to even take screenshots: you just want to get the heck out of Dodge.
But, this time, in putting together material for our upcoming free workshop, Get Secure, when I came across a real attack I was able to record it.
If you've ever wondered what an attack looks like, here's your chance to see one.
Here's the best/worst part: nothing stopped it.
- Not our Internet Security Software.
- Not any of our browsers' built-in malware protection
- Not even Windows 10 built-in security.
See for yourself how it happened and what you can do to stop it.
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