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Firefox and noscript a much safer way to surf the web

Discussion in 'Technical' started by sec_monkey, Apr 30, 2014.


  1. sec_monkey

    sec_monkey SM Security Administrator

    Last edited: May 1, 2014
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  2. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    Thank you!
     
  3. duane

    duane Monkey+++

    Thank you again, will have to take time later to read and try to absorb, happy now to just be a dumb satisfied user.
     
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  4. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

  5. Cruisin Sloth

    Cruisin Sloth Special & Slow

    Thanks also
    Had an add on that I could toggle cookies by a button & no 3rd ones
    Also , the facebook tracker stopper , plus any other you think , confusser is get back up to speed again
    @sec_monkey
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2019
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  6. aardbewoner

    aardbewoner judge a human on how he act,not on look and talk.

    Yes its good people can see how much crap most websites want to load of 3th party scripts.
    Do remember that your browser is giving much info to ! OS and Browser and more machine info!
     
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  7. Merkun

    Merkun furious dreamer

    I'm having reasonable success with Ghostery. Works similar to NoScript which I've used in the past. (Somehow, NS got lost in an Ff upgrade, still dunno what happened.)
     
  8. sec_monkey

    sec_monkey SM Security Administrator

    @Merkun an expired cert broke all addons.

    upgrade to the latest firefox 67 plus plus then see if NoScript comes back or try to re-install NoScript
     
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  9. Merkun

    Merkun furious dreamer

    67.0.1 on board.
     
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  10. sec_monkey

    sec_monkey SM Security Administrator

    if it did not come back by itself try to re-install or remove/re-install.
     
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  11. ralfy

    ralfy Monkey+

    Also, I disabled telemetry in Firefox:

    [Tip] Disable Telemetry and Data Collection in Mozilla Firefox Web Browser - AskVG

    I used uBlock Origin together with NoScript:

    uBlock Origin – Get this Extension for Firefox (en-US)

    CookieAutoDelete:

    Cookie AutoDelete – Get this Extension for Firefox (en-US)

    Decentraleyes:

    Decentraleyes – Get this Extension for Firefox (en-US)

    TunnelBear Blocker:

    TunnelBear Blocker – Get this Extension for Firefox (en-US)

    and HTTPS Everywhere:

    HTTPS Everywhere – Get this Extension for Firefox (en-US)

    I also selected additional filter lists for uBlock Origin from FilterLists:

    FilterLists | Subscriptions for uBlock Origin, Adblock Plus, AdGuard, ...

    including those used for Nano Defender and Adguard.

    I also installed Waterfox to run legacy addons like DownThemAll and Flashgot:

    Browse the web YOUR way

    I might move to the Waterfox that uses the the latest Firefox version once it is completed.

    I also installed Tor Browser if I need to access particular websites:

    The Tor Project | Privacy & Freedom Online

    or use a VPN.

    Finally, I installed Iridium:

    https://iridiumbrowser.de/

    which is based on the same code as Chrome but with privacy and other issues removed.
     
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