Tuesday, July 10, 2012

CMUG Lecture Notes

 Notes from my 2012-07-10 CMUG talk: 

"Privacy: a Firefox Perspective"



How to Disable Third Party Cookies in Firefox:

How to Get Add-ons for Firefox:

Add-ons Recommended by Lars:
Collusion:
Visualize who's tracking you in real time.

Adblock Plus:
removes ads and associated trackers making web pages load faster

NoScript:
Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.

Ghostery:
See who's tracking your web browsing and block them with Ghostery.

see the comment below regarding HTTPS Everywhere

HTTPS Everywhere:

encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.


Other Links of Interest:

Mozilla

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Browser Signature: