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Tips to prevent drive-by download attack

Do not inadvertently download malicious code into your Internet-connected device when you visit or browse a website

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Given that working remotely, usually from home, has become the new normal, most of us are online much of the time.

During your online foray, you may visit dozens of websites, browse through scores of Web pages and download a handful of text, image, audio or video files.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2020, with the headline Tips to prevent drive-by download attack. Subscribe