Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Microsoft's Internet Explorer are some of the top web browser that are available today. But the question is that which browser performs efficiently against malware, adware, viruses, and hackers and protects our device. Many browsers are fighting for market share and because of this they are mainly concentrating on the security. The thing is that security and popularity are not same. A recent study revealed that Google Chrome the second most popular browser gained the first rank in security. And the second rank goes to Internet Explorer which is the most popular web browser. Recently German goverment announced that Chrome is the most secure browser and this announcement provide a lending weight to the study. According to the study Chrome is creating and putting into use new safety measures to boost the security of the browser. But Internet Explorer is only slightly behind of Chrome. During the 2011 hacker conference, Pwn2Own, hackers attacked four popular browsers, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and GoogleChrome. The hackers were quickly compromise with Explorer and Safari. Chrome and Firefox resisted the attacks. The good thing is that manufacturers are always working hard to get rid of these kind of hackers by introducing new securitys and systems but on the other hand the hackers are hardly trying to break those securitys. Here I will provide some tips which may help you to avoid these kind of system attacks. The first thing is that if you want to download and install a browser then go to manufacturers official website and make sure that you are downloading a legitimate version. Avoid pop ups and ads because this may trick you download corrupted browsers. Set the security of your browser up to maximum level then you can minimise the tension regarding security. Disable popups and ads or install softwares that prevent pop ups and advertisements. Deploying infected pop ups is a popular way used by the hackers to trick you by downloading malware. Which ever the browser you are using try to perform the maximum achievable level of safety and be alert to any suspeceous activity when you log in to the web.
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