We recommend changing your browser settings in the University at Buffalo computing environment for added safety precautions.
Operating System: All
Applies To: UB students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees and volunteers
Last Updated: March 7, 2022
Before implementing recommended changes, each setting should be carefully examined. Don’t implement any settings without first testing it in a non-production environment. The entire process for each browser may take several minutes to even hours (especially if you’re doing this for the first time), depending on the level of security enhancement you’ve chosen.
Before applying system changes, consider the following important issues:
An attack can exploit a flaw in a piece of software, known as a plug-in, upon which your Web browser relies, such as a PDF viewer or a Java application.