I tend to forget passwords from time to time so I installed KeePassX today. Now I can store them in one place, organize and perform auto type.
I prefer to use a small netbook over a desktop pc for light web browsing at home. It’s very comfortable but I need something to filter out advertisements.
Simple answer is a lot!
Keep your finger on the pulse with BugTraq which is a mailing list discussing software security related issues.
A long time ago my provider had some temporary problems with DNS service. The solution was quite simple – use the Google Public DNS servers: 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206
Checkout HTTPS Everywhere (Firefox and Chrome extension) to automatically rewrite your requests to use HTTPS protocol.