30 Nov '16, 11pm
Being proactive about your safety online is more important now than ever, check out our new blog
You may have heard that Google announced a new security feature being added to Gmail: Going forward, Gmail will flag emails being sent to its users from “unauthenticated” senders, essentially those that cannot be guaranteed to come from a legitimate source. These changes ought to cut down the risk of phishing attacks, keeping users from opening malicious attachments or clicking dangerous links. But it does beg the question: How do you know if you’re browsing safely when you’re outside of your Gmail account? There is a laundry list of precautions you should be taking when online, most of which are fairly common sense: protecting your device and network with a strong password, keeping your system and anti-malware software up to date, and not giving out personal or financial information whenever possible. In general, sticking to trusted websites by reputable operators, should...