Somewhat irrelevant, but still:
Due to economical limits I am on a rather old PC. One of the issues is that it is 32-bit.
I was using FireFox for a long time, but due to memory usage I finally went over to Google-Chrome. After years using this it went out of 32-bit production.
My question is how bad it is to use outdated software like 32-bit chrome (Linux) – when mainly using on trusted sites?
I am only using it on sites I “trust” (trust is used in a somewhat broad sense here), like stackexchange, a few news-sites, google.com etc.
I also use multiple profiles, if that makes any difference. (Ease of profile use is one of the reasons I use it.) I have bare bone profile for testing various development. I have one developer profile for extensions. I have one for stackexchange and resource research, one for news and other crap, and so on.
I do not use it for e.g. banking or other sites that require identification or other security prone needs.
I understand any site can be hacked, any site can be injected with malware that exploits for example “dumb asses” like me. My somewhat naive thought is that; if any of the sites are compromised, I'm going to get noticed, and can take action if that happens. Is this only wishful thinking?
If continuing; Are there any other precautions I can take. Is there for example any