Firefox security plugins

firefox plugins
Here’s a list of firefox (you are using firefox arn’t you?) plugins, that were shared on Reddit, to help keep your browsing more secure and anonymous.

I already used a few of them, but in this day and age you can’t be too careful 😉

  • Adblock (with the privacy easylist added)
    • Annoyed by adverts? Troubled by tracking? Bothered by banners? Install Adblock Plus now to regain control of the internet and change the way that you view the web.
  • BetterPrivacy
    • Remove or manage a new and uncommon kind of cookies, better known as LSO’s.The BetterPrivacy safeguard offers various ways to handle Flash-cookies set by Google, YouTube, Ebay and others…
  • Blender
    • Blend in the crowd by faking to be the most common Firefox browser version, operating system and other stuff.
  • DoNotTrackMe
    • Protects your privacy by blocking online tracking. DNTMe blocks ads and cookies with tracking, prevents data collection, and keeps your private browsing what it should be – private. Stop web tracking of your browsing activity now.
  • HTTPS Finder
    • Automatically detects and enforces HTTPS connections when available. It also provides one-click creation and in-browser editing for HTTPS Everywhere rules.
  • HTTPS-Everywhere
    • HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox and Chrome extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure. Encrypt the web: Install HTTPS Everywhere today.
  • NoScript
    • The best security you can get in a web browser!
      Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.
  • Redirect Cleaner
    • Cleans Redirects from Links
  • RefControl
    • Control what gets sent as the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis.
  • Self-Destructing Cookies
    • Cookies when you need them, not when others need them to track you – gets rid of a site’s cookies and LocalStorage as soon as you close its tabs. Protects against trackers and zombie-cookies. Trustworthy services can be whitelisted.

And finally forget searching with google and make the change to StartPage

Be careful out there people 🙂

Edit: A comprehensive list of security solutions here Prism-Break

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