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Download Precautions and Hash Checking

In this video, you will learn best practices for downloading files and how to securely assess them.

In this video, you will learn best practices for downloading files and how to securely assess them.

Here are some tips going forward:

  • always download from trusted sites
  • if a paid program shows on a site for free, it is likely fake
  • antiviruses should scan inbound files
  • check the file hash value, if possible

Over to you: Download a file and check the hash value.

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