About this Collection
If you care about security and confidentiality, the Safer Surfing collection is for you. (If you are looking for privacy and anonymity as well, check out the Stealthier Surfing collection.)
11 Add-ons in this Collection
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.
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.
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.
Secure Login is an extension for Firefox integrated password manager.
For Firefox > 51, try my WebExtension implementation: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/secure-login-webextension/
The addon will score the strength of the SSL connection. The toolbar button will change color depending on the strength of encryption from red (weak) to green (strong). The drop down window shows a detailed summary of the SSL connection.
Certificate Patrol by Carlo v. Loesch, tg(x), others
Your browser trusts many certification authorities and intermediate sub-authorities quietly, every time you enter an HTTPS web site. This add-on reveals when certificates are updated, so you can ensure it was a legitimate change.
DNSSEC/TLSA Validator is a web browser add-on which allows you to check the existence and validity of DNSSEC records and TLSA records related to domain names.
Connect securely to https websites by checking certificates with network notaries. See http://www.perspectives-project.org
Locks the master security device after a predefined period of inactivity to prevent unauthorized use of saved passwords.