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About this Collection
The most basic collection of security tools designed to keep you as safe as possible when browsing online.
12 Add-ons in this Collection
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).
Collector's Note for best security install NoScript and RequestPolicy and use this excellent addon for tweaking and tightening whatever gets through by blocking the direct path or using patterns; they also have a excellent lists they manage for those who don't want to build their own
Protect your privacy. See who's tracking your web browsing and block them with Ghostery.
Collector's Note shows a list of all web bugs that are present on a given page, takes no security actions EDIT: in the recent release, the blocking function has been added which is a welcome step in the development; however, use with caution as some websites intertwine their functionality with these trackers and blocking it will result in loss of function, use the NoScript surrogate functionality for those sites to receive the function without the tracking - but a welcome progression in the functionality.
Greasemonkey by Anthony Lieuallen, Aaron Boodman, others
Collector's Note allows professionals with coding experience to control the client side behavior of some website codes and improve quality of their experience or limit/modify functionality - OPTIONAL
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 the most advanced and proactively designed tool to protect you against most of the malicious activity on the web
Find out which websites you can trust. WOT adds intuitive traffic light-style icons next to search results and URLs so you can decide whether to visit a site:
• Green – The site is trusted
• Yellow – Be cautious
• Red – Online threats detected
Collector's Note community style word of mouth system of building site reputations to allow people to make decisios when it comes to visiting a site, there are much false positives and a work in progress but the system is a good concept EDIT: this is a community style ranking system, there will be a lot of false positives, you have to just use some degree of your own judgment until the system is able to be perfected
Remove or manage a new and uncommon kind of cookies, better known as LSO's.The BetterPrivacy safeguard offers various ways to handle Flash-cookies set by Google, YouTube, Ebay and others...
Latest updates: See bottom link 'version history'!
Collector's Note remove long term flash cookies to prevent tracking of your activity
Displays a country flag depicting the location of the current website's server and provides a multitude of tools such as site safety checks, whois, translation, similar sites, validation, URL shortening, and more...
Collector's Note this is helpful in making sure of the location of the server, getting server information, and a slew of other goodies about the site useful in the vetting process - OPTIONAL
Protect your Passwords, Payments, and Privacy.
Collector's Note adds a nice redundancy to Ghostery although I would strongly recommend keeping just one of them and this one has better stability over Ghostery
Control what gets sent as the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis.
Collector's Note allows more granular control over what your browser sends to the websites you visit, you can make it per site, per group of sites, by domain and so much more but be careful, some header changes can break site functionality - OPTIONAL
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 provides strict control over the policy of what content is delivered from what site to another at any given point, can be effectively used to replace Adblock Plus too but idealy should be used for more general protection
Server Spy indicates what brand of HTTP server (e.g. Apache, IIS, etc.) runs on the visited sites.
Collector's Note shows you the server that the page is using so that you can be aware of any technology that might have susceptibilities, you have to be aware and check them yourself - OPTIONAL