Great FireFox privacy add-ons.

FireFox is fast, reliable, open source and respects your privacy. However it’s default configuration is not secure as secure as it could be. The following free add-on’s will add the missing layers of security, and give you a very secure Internet experience.

Note that the number one attack vector on any browser is JavaScript. NoScript will secure this threat, but note that it requires quite a lot of interaction from you to get things working. 

WebRTC is a communication protocol that relies on JavaScript that will leak your actual IP address from behind your VPN or NAT router (99.9% of routers use NAT by default). This page will test if your internet browser is affected by the WebRTC Leak. This page will tell you how to close this security hole

Kibosh recommended – Stop tracking with Disconnect

  • Disconnect was founded in 2011 by former Google engineers and a consumer-and privacy-rights attorney. The addon is open source and loads the pages you go to 27% faster and stops tracking by 2,000+ third-party sites. It also keeps your searches private.

Kibosh recommended – Block ads with uBlock Origin

  • uBlock Origin is an lightweight and efficient blocker: easy on memory and CPU footprint. The extension has no monetization strategy and development is volunteered. OS: Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chromium. AdBlock Plus is not recommended because they show “acceptable ads”. The system behind that white list is lacking transparency

More information:

Kibosh.net

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