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Chapter 10. THE LEAST YOU SHOULD DO TO G... > Protecting Against Malicious Attacks

Protecting Against Malicious Attacks

As a general rule, you should visit only those Web sites you trust. This is because while surfing the Web you may subject your PC to an attack from a malicious Web site. This can happen when that site sends your browser instructions to execute in a form of ActiveX controls and JavaScripts.

However, it would be no fun to always visit the sites you know, and never try something new. Kids and others might also use your machine and go to places you hadn't considered. For that reason, you should configure your browser to help protect your machine against malicious attacks. We recommend the following settings for your Microsoft Internet Explorer:


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