Update your Firefox browser
Mozilla has released the latest patch (Firefox 58.0.2) for its Firefox browser vulnerability. The vulnerability allows potentially malicious code to make its way over to the browser itself and run commands there or on the host computer.
Click on the “Open Menu” icon on the top-right side of your Firefox browser.
Click on “Help” >> “About Firefox” >> Click on “Check for updates”
You may need to restart your browser once the update has been installed.
Fight Against Cyber Threats
Practicing good cyber hygiene will allow us to keep our computers and information safe.
Below are some tips to fight against cyber threats:
1. Use strong passwords
Ensure your password consist of a combination of uppercase and lowercase
letters, numbers, and special characters such as "#*%". Also, do enable 2-Factor
Authentication for your accounts if it is available.
2. Exercise caution before clicking on links and attachments
Cyber hackers can use links and email attachments to install viruses, worms, and
Trojan horses on your computer with email purportedly sent by your friends or
family. Do not click on the email content if you find it suspicious and always check
with the sender first.
3. Back up information stored in your computer
Perform regular back up of your data to online storage or external hard disk to
prevent data loss in the event of hard disk failure or your computer has been
4. Keep personal information to yourself
Don’t share your personal data such as home address, phone number or other
personal information online. Also, do not use those information as your passwords.
5. Stay alert when assessing information online
Always check the source of your information whether it is reliable and trustworthy
as well as to cross-check against other reliable sources to verify if in doubt.
Safety Tips When Using Public Computer
Use of public computers in Internet cafes, airports, and libraries can be safe if you follow a few simple rules:
1. Don’t save your login information
At login page, please be sure to UNCHECK the option for "Keep me signed in"
or "Keep me logged in".
Always log out of websites by clicking on “Log out” on the site. It’s not good
enough to simply close the browser window or type in another address.
2. Don’t enter sensitive information into a public computer
This will prevent casual hackers from gaining access to your information as they
might have installed keystroke logger program to record every keystroke you have
3. Delete the temporary internet files and history after surfing
When you finish using the public computer, you can delete the temporary internet
4. Watch out for over-the-shoulder snoop
When you use the public computer, be on the lookout for individuals who look
over your shoulder or stand particularly close to you as they may take note of
your sensitive information as you enter them.
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