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Better security, privacy and anonymity in Firefox

In this post gathered some information about several attacks that can be used to track, identity web-browser users in many ways. I will show you here how to protect yourself from those attacks. Information given here should be useful for many communities, for people who hate ads online, who don’t want to be tracked online and also, for Tor users. I should warn you now that the points listed below are used by me and the list was compiled to improve privacy and anonymity without braking most of web2.0 features.

 

1. Let’s start with the most basic privacy settings in Firefox. First, go to Privacy settings (you can do it on many ways, on Linux, go Edit -> Preferences, or universal way just type “about:preferences” in address bar and select “Privacy”). There was much talk about the new Firefox option to disable third party cookies and a lot of people don’t like that feature because they can’t now earn money tracking you. So, tell sites, that you don’t want to be tracked and never accept third-party cookies. Other options are optional for now.

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