Ruben's Firefox Security & Privacy Favourites

by Ruben Schade

14 Add-ons in this Collection

Adblock Plus by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 4,954 reviews

19,198,569 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 1,622 reviews

2,173,061 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 1,346 reviews

1,372,123 users

Increase your browsing privacy, protection, and speed.

User Agent Switcher by chrispederick

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 267 reviews

306,389 users

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

BetterPrivacy-signed by IKRG

Control a new, trickier kind of cookie, better known as an LSO or Flash cookie. The BetterPrivacy safeguard offers various ways to handle Flash-cookies created by webpages with the help of your Flash plug-in...

Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 454 reviews

551,236 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 172 reviews

131,207 users

View HTTP headers of a page and while browsing.

WorldIP - Geo Add-on with Security Features by Alrond

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 122 reviews

31,591 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

RefControl by James Abbatiello

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 186 reviews

73,808 users

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

RequestPolicy by Justin Samuel

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 227 reviews

79,695 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.

Long URL Please by darraghcurran

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 73 reviews

9,207 users

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

CookieCuller by Dan Yamaoka

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 145 reviews

12,990 users

Delete unwanted cookies

Beef Taco (Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-Out) by jmhobbs

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 78 reviews

9,451 users

Sets permanent opt-out cookies to stop behavioral advertising for 100+ different advertising networks, including Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, all members of the Network Advertising Initiative, and many other companies.

Perspectives by perspectives-cmu, dschaefer

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 44 reviews

4,195 users

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