Category Archives: Firefox

Info about the Firefox web browser

Help Keep Threats at Bay With ‘Click-to-Play’

Krebs On Security MAR 13 Help Keep Threats at Bay With ‘Click-to-Play’ http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/03/help-keep-threats-at-bay-with-click-to-play/ Muzzling buggy and insecure Web browser plugins like Java and Flash goes a long way toward blocking attacks from drive-by downloads and hacked or malicious Web sites. But leaving them entirely … Continue reading

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Firefox 4 tip: Get disabled add-ons working again

  It’s a safe bet that Firefox 4 will disallow some of your favorite add-ons. by Rick Broida http://www.itworld.com/internet/141704/firefox-4-tip-get-disabled-add-ons-working-again?source=ITWNLE_nlt_today_2011-03-29   March 28, 2011, 01:49 PM —  PC World — I’m trying hard to like Firefox 4, but the new browser keeps finding ways … Continue reading

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Have a Holiday Without Evercookies with Free Anonymizer Nevercookie

Anonymizer Nevercookie strives to protect you from privacy-invading browser “evercookies.” By Preston Gralla Dec 24, 2010 2:56 PM http://www.pcworld.com/printable/article/id,213846/printable.html Worried about your Internet privacy? You should be, especially because of the latest Internet danger, so-called “evercookies.” Evercookies store cookie data … Continue reading

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Zscaler Develops Free Tool to Detect Firesheep Snooping

A security company has developed a free Firefox add-on that warns when someone on the same network is using Firesheep, a tool that has raised alarm over how it simplifies an attack against a long-known weakness in Internet security. By … Continue reading

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How To Protect Your Login Information From Firesheep

Alexia Tsotsis Oct 25, 2010: http://techcrunch.com/2010/10/25/firesheep/ TechCrunch reader Steve Manuel claims to have found a workaround to Firesheep, thecontroversial Firefox extension that allows anyone on an insecure open Wifi network to access user login info for almost every single social network in existence. Firesheep … Continue reading

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Mozilla fixes Firefox holes, curtails clickjacking

September 8, 2010 3:00 AM PDT by Stephen Shankland http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-20015650-83.html?tag=nl.e757 Mozilla released two new versions of its browser on Tuesday, Firefox 3.6.9 and Firefox 3.5.12, to close 10 critical security vulnerabilities in each and to help Web site operators block a risk called … Continue reading

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Firefox add-on blocks malicious search results

August 11, 2010 9:18 PM PDT by Dennis O’Reilly http://news.cnet.com/8301-13880_3-20013271-68.html In their never-ending quest to steal your credit card and bank account numbers, passwords, Social Security numbers, and other sensitive personal information, malware purveyors go wherever the eyeballs are. Lately, … Continue reading

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