Top 5 firefox addons for better privacy and security [May 2009]

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Mozilla Firefox , the browser everyone love to surf on! The browser along with enormous addons is really a master piece. But is Firefox safe enough? Being used with over 40% of internet users , it is the top source for malwares and virus authors to spread their wares.

With the open source nature of firefox we got enormous addons to increase the security and get better privacy with our favorite browser “Mozilla Firefox” .

Here , is the list of top 5 addons from  iTechnoBuzz for our readers.

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1. BetterPrivacy

The Addon that Mozilla Firefox team recommends the most to use as a privacy and security addon. What so special with it? Why this addon?

This addon was made to make users aware of those hidden, never expiring objects and to offer an easy way to get rid of them – since browsers are unable to do that for you.Says the author!

Try BetterPrivacy 1.29 to check it on yourself!

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2. NoScript

One time winner of  “PC World World Class Award”, This addon protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks by blocking JavaScript, Java, Flash and other executable content from running in your browser unless you specifically tell it to allow from a particular site.

Try NoScript 1.9.2.6 for better experiences with firefox.

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3. LastPass Password Manager

Tired of PwdHasher or Passowrd Hasher with their late updates and MD-5 hashing? Try  LastPass Password Manager! The Best thing is it supports FireFox and IE also as plugins and even works withOpera, Safari, Chrome, iPhone, Opera Mini via Bookmarklets. Why this Addon?

This Addon is a powerful password manager with AES-256 encryption and a built in form -filler to solve all questions! icon wink Top 5 firefox addons for better privacy and security [May 2009]

Check out the plugin Last Pass Password Manager

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4. WOT (Web Of Trust)

WOT, is the addon , that every firefox must have. With 50lkh+ users ,  WOT is one of our favorites addons for firefox. Why WOT?

“WOT, Web of Trust, warns you about risky websites that try to scam visitors, deliver malware or send spam. Protect your computer against online threats by using WOT as your front-line layer of protection when browsing or searching in unfamiliar territory. WOT’s color-coded icons show you ratings for 21 million websites – green to go, yellow for caution and red to stop – helping you avoid the dangerous sites. Says the author!

Go to WOT addon page.

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5. FoxyProxy

Tired of blocked sites and need more privacy? FoxyProxy is the addon you are looking for. icon wink Top 5 firefox addons for better privacy and security [May 2009] FoxyProxy provides you an interface that  switch your connection settings to certain proxies based on pattern matching URLs that you are visiting.

Try FOXYPROXY !!

These are the top 5 Addons for enhanced privacy and security for May updates , for more addons visit the addon page . There are vast more favorite addons like AdBlock plus, flashblock and many other, but we got a limit of 5. icon razz Top 5 firefox addons for better privacy and security [May 2009]

What do you think of the list? got any other interesting addon to share with us ? you got our comment box for that icon wink Top 5 firefox addons for better privacy and security [May 2009]

 Top 5 firefox addons for better privacy and security [May 2009]
Author Sarang Dravid has started blogging since his graduation from RGTU in 2008. He started with a Technical Blog in 2008 and is now founder of multiple technical and IM blogs. His expertise includes Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Technical Writing. To know more about him follow on twitter/facebook/google+

Comments

  1. Great list of add-ons! I have one more. Its a cool toolbar called Billeo. It has nifty features like saving passwords, storing transaction receipts and gives bill payment reminders. Makes life easy online and yes, its free!

  2. @ DAvid Pitt , Thanx mate for telling us about Billeo , its really an uncommon but useful plugin :)

  3. Adblock plus is a must have addon. It blocks any forms of CSS , scripts , flash and all ads :)

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