Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Browsing a secure site, part of Learning the Firefox Browser.
- Do you ever do any shopping online?…Do you do any banking online?…Or do you check your email on a website?…For work like this when you're sending…financial information, credit card numbers,…or secure passwords over the internet,…you should make sure that the website that you're…visiting is secure before proceeding.…On a normal non-secure website it's possible that…somebody could connect to your network and intercept…information that you send or receive on that website.…So let's talk about how you can ensure that your…connection is secure and protected when you need it to be.…
Let's look at some examples.…I'm here on the Wikipedia website and I'm just gonna…do a search for Stonehenge.…This is a perfectly normal webpage.…If some hacker was able to intercept my network traffic,…they would know that I was looking at this article.…Now I don't want anybody to spy on me,…but in this case at least they wouldn't see my…credit card number or my email.…Now I want you to take a look up at the address bar.…This is what it looks like under normal circumstances.…
- Using tabs and bookmarks
- Downloading files
- Disabling the pop-up blocker
- Installing extensions, themes, and add-ons
- Managing the cache and cookies
- Saving passwords
Skill Level Beginner
1. Basic Website Navigation
3. Installing Add-Ons
4. Privacy and Security
5. Using the Mobile App
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