PCSTATS TechTip: Isolate a browser with Sandboxie to protect your PC – PCSTATS.com

If your day job includes checking out hundreds of websites for an advertising company, you’re bound to visit more than a few dodgy sites and click on a fair number of suspect links. This kind of work can be as risky as riding a motorcycle without a helmet!

One way to help protect your PC from the malware and mischievous scripts a web browser is exposed to, is to run the browser in what’s called a ‘sandbox’. A sandbox is computer term for an isolated virtual container in which untrusted programs can be run. One such application is called Sandboxie.

via PCSTATS TechTip: Isolate a browser with Sandboxie to protect your PC – PCSTATS.com.

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