Privacy essentials

by gracefool

13 Add-ons in this Collection

Adblock Plus by Wladimir Palant

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 4,826 reviews

21,479,501 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 1,458 reviews

2,251,496 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.
Collector's Note Although it's quite annoying having to enable scripts when sites don't work, real security (eg. protection from Facebook cross-site hacks) is impossible without it. Also increases your privacy.

Self-Destructing Cookies by Ove

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 387 reviews

165,479 users

Fix the web. 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.

Blur by Abine, Inc., the online privacy company

Rated 3 out of 5 stars 603 reviews

372,280 users

Protect your Passwords, Payments, and Privacy.
Collector's Note Better than Ghostery and others.

Google Privacy by Herrminator

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

36,747 users

Make some popular websites respect your privacy settings.
Please see the known issues below!

RequestPolicy by Justin Samuel

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 208 reviews

125,824 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.
Collector's Note Even more annoying than NoScript, but you can't use Javascript and have privacy without it.

RefControl by James Abbatiello

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 175 reviews

85,983 users

Control what gets sent as the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis.
Collector's Note For that last bit of control over what information your browser sends.

Cryptocat by Cryptocat

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Rated 4 out of 5 stars 21 reviews

25,939 users

Cryptocat lets you instantly set up encrypted conversations. It's an open source, private, safer chatting alternative. Cryptocat uses the OTR encrypted messaging protocol to offer accessible communications to everyone.

Master Password+ by V@no

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 107 reviews

24,551 users

Various enhancements for build-in "master password" (MP)
-Locks master security device on demand or after specified time
-Prompts for MP on browser startup
-Suppresses all or duplicate MP prompts
-Locks up entire application or individual windows

Perspectives by perspectives-cmu, dschaefer

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 44 reviews

6,469 users

Connect securely to https websites by checking certificates with network notaries. See

CsFire by Philippe De Ryck, Lieven Desmet

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

2,011 users

CsFire autonomously protects you against dangerous or malicious cross-domain requests, such as Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF). CSRF is very prevalent and dangerous, as stated by the OWASP top 10, as well as the CWE/SANS top 25 programming errors.
Collector's Note You may have to make a few of your own policies, but the UI makes this easy.

IDND by Aaron Irvine

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

595 users

IDND pops up a warning message whenever the domain of the site you are visiting contains a suspicious mix of characters from different language scripts.

HeaderControl by schdenis

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Rated 4 out of 5 stars 31 reviews

105 users

Lets you add/rewrite User-Agent, Referer and Accept-Language headers on a per domain basis.
Collector's Note You need the Firefox 4+ compatible version, downloadable from

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