The web browser is a complex piece of software. It can be used to display web pages, videos, images, forms, games and much more. The original purpose of the program was to display documents written in text, it currently handles all the different media that are accessible through the Internet. This makes it more challenging for security teams to secure because it is brimming with “weak points” that attackers could attack.
It is important to ensure that your security settings are set to the highest level possible, whether you are using the default software installed on your PC or an alternative browser you have downloaded. This will reduce the risk of malware getting through and settling into your system. It’s also an excellent idea to run the web browser in an account for users with limited access that doesn’t have administrator rights. This way, even if malware does get past your browser’s security settings it won’t be able to alter your system as easily.