Preventing Web Browser From Cyber Attack

Nor Fatimah Awang ., Arniyati Ahmad ., Siti Rohaidah Ahmad .


Web browser has become a widely used platform for connecting and interacting people or organization with cyberspace. By using the web browser, we can share all the information, and now we can make transaction and pay our bills online. To users, they have to be careful when using internet and web browser to make all the transactions involved money as we know there are some vulnerabilities appear in web browser. This paper provides the discussion of the vulnerabilities appear in Firefox and Internet Explorer browser. It begins by providing an overview of web browser and describes what it is, how it is works, most popular web browser and common vulnerabilities found in web browser that can be used by hackers to attack the system. The paper then proposes some countermeasures to prevent the web browser from cyber attack.

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