Whether you are using a mobile phone or personal computer for browsing, you likely have come across music, photos, videos or documents that you want to download. However, if you are not careful you will inject virus like trojan or Raila Odinga virus in your system especially if your antivirus is weak and sooner than later, your device may start exhibiting unusual symptoms. You definitely do not want to go through this. To keep your devices safe, check out these exciting tips shared by Jovago.com, Africa’s No.1 hotel booking portal so that you can download anything online without any hassles.
Check the websites with friends
quite a number of people have an online presence, some of them must have downloaded from the site. Alternatively, you can ask your friends to recommend a safe site to download. Do not really on Google to give you results of websites to download. These sites may not be safe.
Up to date virus checker
There are virus checker extensions which you can download that will help you check if it is safe to download or not. Hence, when next you want to download ensure that you activate the virus checker and ensure that it is up-to-date.
Download from reputable sites
There are thousands of sites which you can download movies. But this does not give you the pass to download movies indiscriminately. Unless you want a virus ridden system, make use of the virus checker that will help you determine whether the site is safe or not.
Save files before opening it
There are files you may not make use of immediately. You want to save it for later. After saving and downloading the file, do not open except you scan. This is safe because if your antivirus detects any virus, you can simply delete it before it swims into your system.
Read reviews before downloading
Depending on what you want to download, the reviews of other users can help you decide if you should download or not. Most times if you want to download a game, reviews will tell you if you should download the game or not and if it is safe to download from the websites. Also, the ratings of the page can also help you decide if you should download.