About this Collection
Add-ons essential for everyday security. You also need to use startpage dot com, and Privacy Badger from EFF dot org. For special privacy, use Torbrowser instead. X = Experts only
15 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).
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. It also increases your privacy.
Encrypt the web! HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox extension to protect your communications by enabling HTTPS encryption automatically on sites that are known to support it, even when you type URLs or follow links that omit the https: prefix.
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.
Protects you against tracking through "free", centralized, content delivery. It prevents a lot of requests from reaching networks like Google Hosted Libraries, and serves local files to keep sites from breaking. Complements regular content blockers.
Control what gets sent as the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis.
Collector's Note X: For that last bit of control over what information your browser sends.
Make some popular websites respect your privacy settings.
Please see the known issues below!
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
Hide your geographic location from websites. Report a fake location with the addition of random noise in order to protect your privacy. Per site settings with three configurable levels of accuracy or even the possibility to use a fixed location.
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.
Designed to prevent third-party buttons (such as the Facebook “Like” button or the Twitter “tweet” button) embedded by sites across the Internet from tracking you until you actually interact with them.
Connect securely to https websites by checking certificates with network notaries. See http://www.perspectives-project.org
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 X: You may have to make a few of your own policies, but the UI makes this easy.