Life Tech Hacks: Beware of bad bytes from your browser

Be aware of how scammers can use Web browsers to con you and take action to avoid being a victim

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Browser, browser, do you know? But why the heck are you so slow?

Your Web browser is usually your best friend. However, it sometimes transforms into a beast and takes you to forbidden sites, some of which seek to siphon off your money or spam your contacts or inflict harm.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 29, 2019, with the headline 'Beware of bad bytes from your browser '. Print Edition | Subscribe