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Web surfing

Jumping from page to page on the Web. Just as in "TV channel surfing," where one clicks the remote to go from channel to channel, the hyperlinks on Web pages make it easy to go from one page to another. See hypertext.
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The invigilator went up to the candidate and caught him using his cellphone, which was in the shape of a wrist watch, to receive inputs through web surfing. Mukesh was handed over to the police.
In addition, the service improves web surfing speeds, as it eliminates the need to scan all web traffic for threats.
WEB SURFING: Scarborough surfer and entrepreneur Paul Wood uses the free WiFi that is now available along the coast as a result of the town's enterprising innovation
Publicity and legislation has focused on the risks of speaking on a mobile phone while driving, overlooking the fact that they are also used for texting, picture messaging and web surfing. Nearly 5,000 texts are sent every second in the UK.
Of those organizations that do block these sites, 70 percent do so for virus or spyware prevention; 52 percent restrict Web surfing due to employee productivity drain.
Up to half of a user's bandwidth can be allocated for voice traffic on the first link, and up to 70 percent can be reserved for Web surfing on the second link.
Interestingly Voice over IP comes second (25 per cent) and is deemed a bigger threat than Web surfing (browser-related threats), which only 21 per cent of IT Directors feel is the biggest threat.
Barracuda Networks also ran a separate survey of 228 IT security professionals which indicated that 53 percent of businesses currently restrict employee Web surfing via automated Web filtering systems, and almost two-thirds of businesses (65 percent) expect to enforce Web surfing restrictions in 2008, a nearly 23 percent growth from year to year.
-- Real-time Web surfing security with four-layer spyware blocking utilizing 15 anti-spyware technologies, stopping both standard and targeted spyware attacks
Edited by Zeid Nasser Companies are now more likely to pick up malicious software via employee Web surfing than from the more notorious email attachment, according to a study released on by IDC in Denmark.
A U3 smart drive can be used in any Windows 2000 or XP PC with a USB slot, and once configured to suit a user's preferences, delivers the user's familiar computing environment and support for such applications as e-mail and web surfing, and access to files stored both on the host PC and on the smart drive.
The authors went Web surfing for more dance info after collaborating on "Just Dance" in the February-March issue of InsideMS.