“So what are some things you should look out for when using plugins? And how can you tell if they’re legit or malicious plugins?” Vrijenhoek writes. “It’s not always easy to tell, but there are tried and true methods to help you navigate the Web more safely.”
“Flash Player, Java, Silverlight and Acrobat are most often exploited and should be avoided if you can,” Vrijenhoek writes. “That said, each plug-in that you install increases the potential attack surface, so don’t install a plug-in unless you really need it.”
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