Consider a Different Browser
The most popular browser is Internet Explorer, which comes pre-installed on most personal computers. Small wonder, then, that most viruses and spyware programs target Windows-based PCs rather than Macintosh computers.

Dr. Tygar recommends using alternative browsers such as Firefox or Opera to address identity theft or online privacy concerns. These alternative browsers can be downloaded free of charge. To learn more, visit or

Although Macintosh computers are generally safer, Dr. Tygar recommends that Mac users download the browser named Safari on their machines. For more information about Safari, visit
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