Tech Tip: Don’t Just Close Your Browser

When accessing a banking site or any other application containing sensitive data online, make sure you log out of the site and then close your browser. If you simply close your browser, some of the session information is still running in the background —  and a hacker may be able to use that to gain entry.

Alan Edwards, CISM, is chief information officer at Computerware, Inc., in Vienna, Virginia.



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