GOOGLE Chrome users should change their browser’s privacy settings as some might be leaving them exposed to hackers.
Here are the key privacy settings you need to ensure have been changed.
You need to make sure you have changed the privacy settings
While Google Chrome is the world’s most popular browser, it is also considered the least private one, reports CNET.
However, there are a few minor tweaks you can do to boost your privacy.
Firstly there are a number of extensions that will help you get better protection against hackers.
If you click on “Extensions” in the Chrome Webstore you will be able to search for some extensions you can add to your browser.
The extensions that offer a better level of security include Cookie Autodelete, uBlock Origin, Privacy Badger and HTTPS Everywhere.
Additionally, you need to ensure you have blocked third-party cookies.
Click “Settings” and scroll down to “Privacy and security” section and click “Cookies and other site data”.
From here, select “Block third-party cookies”.
The extensions are not available to Android users- however there are alternatives such as switching browsers altogether.
DuckDuckGo’s app is a popular choice among those who are worried about security as it does not track user searches.
Generally, other changes you can make to improve your privacy would be to disable your browser’s location and search engine autocomplete features, turn off password auto-fills and regularly delete your browser’s…