Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UK19 May 2021.

Mozilla has begun rolling out a new security feature called 'Site Isolation' for its Firefox browser to protect users against a new class of side-channel attacks from malicious sites.

Once activated the browser will load each website you browse using any one browser tab using a separate 'operating system process' to block untrusted code embedded by hackers in a website that you are unwittingly browsing in an adjacent tab.

Mozilla state: "Isolating each site into a separate operating system process makes it even harder for malicious sites to read another site's secret or private data."

Sounds great but is it good practice to browse lots of websites in adjacent browser tabs at any one time?

Read more: Mozilla begins rolling out new Site Isolation Security Feature for Firefox Browser.


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Protect Your Web Connection

The security and privacy settings of most applications used to connect to the web do not by default offer much protection at all.

It is hoped the pointers provided in this article will help you address the lax default settings of the applications you use.

And in so doing protect your Personal Data, your Hosting Account and your Website from being compromised by hackers.

Read more: Protect Your Web Connection.


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