Ruben's Firefox Security & Privacy Favourites

by Ruben Schade

12 Add-ons in this Collection

Adblock Plus by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 5,822 reviews

14,537,028 users

Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more.

Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).

NoScript Security Suite by Giorgio Maone

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 1,636 reviews

1,757,282 users

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.

Ghostery by Ghostery

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 1,649 reviews

1,004,505 users

Increase your browsing privacy, protection, and speed.

User Agent Switcher by chrispederick

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 279 reviews

221,035 users

The User Agent Switcher extension adds a menu and a toolbar button to switch the user agent of a browser.

Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 439 reviews

353,055 users

Fight the text ads! Element Hiding Helper is a companion extension for Adblock Plus meant to make creating element hiding rules easier.

Live HTTP Headers by Daniel Savard, Nikolas Co

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 180 reviews

90,071 users

View HTTP headers of a page and while browsing.

RefControl by James Abbatiello

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 174 reviews

52,267 users

Control what gets sent as the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis.

WorldIP - Geo Add-on with Security Features by Alrond

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 119 reviews

19,929 users

Professional Geo Add-on with security features and advanced network tools. Anti-phishing. Protection against DNS spoofing and fake sites. All DNS records for domain. The real location of web server, country flag, extended information about datacenter

RequestPolicy by Justin Samuel

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 206 reviews

13,726 users

Be in control of which cross-site requests are allowed. Improve the privacy of your browsing by not letting other sites know your browsing habits. Secure yourself from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and other attacks.

CookieCuller by Dan Yamaoka

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 140 reviews

8,655 users

Delete unwanted cookies

Long URL Please by darraghcurran

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 73 reviews

5,730 users

Replaces short urls with the originals so you can see where links actually link to.

Perspectives by perspectives-cmu, dschaefer

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 44 reviews

2,343 users

Connect securely to https websites by checking certificates with network notaries. See http://www.perspectives-project.org