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How to browser privately in Firefox and Chrome over login & password?

I'd like to open a web browser, login to it with my details so my cookies and all the history/stuff is stored only somewhere in Cloud. I haven't found this solution so far. Maybe I am not looking ...
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Can we get a “Forget About this site” like feature in Chrome as in Firefox?

FF has a "Forget About this site" in History, which only clears cache, cookies etc.. for the selected domain. Where is the equivalent feature/setting in Chrome or is there any extension for it?
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1answer
24 views

firefox plugin to show cookies for a site [closed]

In Firefox, I've been using Cookie Monster for years to block/delete site cookies and third party cookies, in order to (partially) protect my privacy. But this is getting harder as sites require more ...
2
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1answer
125 views

Adding a startup password to a browser

In my work computer, I like to stay logged into my email accounts, Facebook etc. However, I am concerned that someone might get into my computer when I am away (e.g. an administrator can log into my ...
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361 views

How can I get Google Hangouts chat to work via Tor browser?

My friend's company is blocking Gmail access. I directed her to the Tor browser bundle. She was able to login to her Gmail account successfully (via https://www.gmail.com/ URL). However, the Google ...
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1answer
208 views

How to customize screen resolution reported to a JavaScript application by a web browser?

window.screen.availHeight and window.screen.availWidth values let web applications to know my actual screen resolution while I don't always want them to know it. Can I set my own values for these ...
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1answer
33 views

can I assume downloading and using firefox portable on foreign computer keeps me private?

Nothing so paranoid, but I just didn't like my history and any of my add-on/plugin installs will be visible on public computer after my use. I started using firefox portable, but because usb memory is ...
2
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1answer
197 views

Which cookie is the Google's Two-Factor Authentication related cookie?

Every time I start up my browser (palemoon [i.e., firefox]) I have to use the two-factor auth to log in. I figure this is due to the fact that I have the browser clear cookies on exit, which I want, ...
0
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1answer
409 views

How do I allow commenting in Youtube (through Google+) if I have third-party cookies disabled?

Ever since YouTube required Google+ to comment, I had been unable to comment and vote on comments on YouTube videos using my Firefox browser, even though I have a Google+ account linked to my YouTube ...
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2answers
238 views

How to identify firefox private window or not?

I am using firefox 22.0 and some times i select "New Private Window" option from the file menu but i cannot distinguish between private window and the normal window. They both look same.. In chrome, ...
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1answer
149 views

Prevent browser history scan

I don't know the exact term for this but there is a way for websites to know where you've been surfing by using hidden links in the page to many other pages and checking if your browser marks them as ...
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1answer
200 views

How to enable only some particular scripts from a specific domain with NoScript in Firefox?

As far as we all can see StackExchange sites have started to require (seems that I can't even accept an answer without it) scripts from googleapis.com. Which is said to be "a widget company that is ...
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0answers
275 views

Will running parallel sessions of firefox and tor compromise anonymity?

I am using Tor browser bundle for anonymity. I have to login into cyberoam with my credentials first to use internet. If I use firefox for login to start using internet and then start tor, will it ...
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3answers
565 views

How can I ensure Firefox history is completely deleted after exiting?

I have set the option to clear my browsing history when I exit Firefox, but it does not clear completely. When I re-open Firefox, my History panel is clear but the address bar auto-completes websites ...
2
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2answers
112 views

Is it possible to start a “Private Tab” vs a “Private Window” in Firefox 20?

I use Firefox 20 on my Nexus 7 tablet and under Linux. This is my desktop browser string: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:20.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/20.0 On the tablet, it is possible to open ...
5
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1answer
598 views

How does Google Chrome know my Firefox history if I never imported it?

I have Firefox and Google Chrome installed in the same machine (Linux). It happens when I type something in Chrome Omnibox it suggests pages I have already visited in Firefox. I have never connected ...
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0answers
23 views

Convert flattr buttons to privacy friendly ones on the fly using Firefox

I know how to block flattr buttons using Adblock Plus but I'd like to use Flattr so blocking isn't a solution. However, Im concerned about the button sending a query to the flattr server even before I ...
2
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1answer
107 views

How do I disable off-domain cookies in Firefox?

In this answer on meta.SO, it mentioned: Hopefully you already have off-domain cookies turned off, but if not then do that. Unless I'm mistaken, the concept of an off-domain cookie is this: when ...
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1answer
234 views

Does javascript have access to my bookmarks and history?

I'm using RefControl addon for firefox, to avoid sending the referer in the headers. But now I'm wondering if the previous page or even my full history can be viewed by websites with javascript. And ...
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3answers
3k views

How to hide Browser Plugin Details in firefox for more privacy?

I'm trying to trick the results in this page to have more privacy/anonymity: https://panopticlick.eff.org/index.php?action=log&js=yes So far the best I could do is change the user agent, with the ...
0
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2answers
253 views

Why does Tor disable all plugins?

Why should I care about plugins? Isn't it possible to tunnel all the browser traffic through the Tor VPN? I read somewhere that Flash and Javascript can 'phone home' and reveal my real IP, and ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Is there a way to delete history in Firefox 11 over a certain age? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I delete everything in my Firefox history older than N days? Say I want to delete browsing history over a month old in Firefox, is there a way to do that without ...
3
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3answers
559 views

Multiple simultaneous browser sessions

I'm looking for a chrome or firefox plugin that allows me to have windows with different sessions. It's a bit like chrome's incognito works: if you open an incognito window, it won't share the cookies ...
2
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6answers
4k views

View Cookies in Mozilla Firefox

If you use Mozilla Firefox in the "never remember history" setting, how can one see which cookies are currently saved (and possibly delete specific ones)? The answer I've heard is to look in ...
5
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1answer
111 views

How to allow Firefox to save forms, but prohibit search bar saving

I wonder if there is a way to make Firefox to continue saving forms (like mail and nickname fields), but stop it from saving search history in the search field next to the address bar?
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0answers
248 views

Is Abine TACO comparable to NoScript addon in Firefox?

As someone who is trying to be security conscious on the web, I've setup Firefox to use the Tor network and NoScript, among other plugins. However, I've found NoScript to be such a pain since I have ...
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6answers
6k views

How to disable permission to read 'System Fonts' and 'Browser Plugin Details' in Chrome and Firefox

Going to http://panopticlick.eff.org/ I can see that that Firefox and Chrome expose more about 'System Fonts' and 'Browser Plugin Details' than I prefer. How can the permission of a web page to ...
3
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2answers
595 views

Clear cookies with whitelisting some?

Firefox (4) allows me to Accept cookies from sites (with Exceptions to Allow or Deny for some). However, as far as I can see, it ain't possible to use the option Keep until: I close Firefox and still ...
2
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1answer
506 views

How do I get Firefox to not remember my credit card details?

I just realized that on a certain website I've purchased things from, the credit card details are being autocompleted. Even the 3 digit key on the back of credit card is being autocompleted. I like ...
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1answer
300 views

Clear drop-down history of Firefox

I was wondering how to clear the following privacy in Firefox 3.6.16: when typing address in the address bar, the history meeting the partial typing provided by auto-completion. without doing ...
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7answers
5k views

How can I block all Facebook elements/content

I have no Facebook account. How to block all Facebook elements (not only like-button, but everything Facebook) on the rest of the Internet. I worry being tracked by Facebook. I am using Firefox on Mac ...
2
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3answers
179 views

Firefox Addon Privacy

Is there a Firefox addon that will let me open a tab as a private tab? Otherwise I have to connect the complete Firefox in the Privacy mode. When i open pages like amazon i sometimes want to use them ...
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2answers
3k views

How to change Firefox's referer header for all http requests

When making a request for (for example) http://example.com/foo/bar.baz, Firefox sends a referer header indicating which page I clicked a link from, or is loading a picture, etc. Eg: Referer: ...
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1answer
4k views

How to avoid leaving browsing history in router logs?

I'm using Firefox 3.6.8 and I've seen that you can browse privately with it. But if I do that, I can see that websites still register in my router logs. I'm using a Netgear router and if I check the ...
3
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2answers
1k views

What plugin does Firefox use to download from SourceForge during Tor?

I have Tor installed on my mac, and Tor-button installed on my Firefox (along with NoScript, BetterPrivacy, AdBlock, and RefControl). By default, Tor disables plugins like Flash. From what I've read ...
15
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3answers
17k views

Blocking facebook's Like button in firefox [closed]

Many sites today use widgets from facebook such as the Like button, list of friends who are fans of that site and so on. While it may be a nice feature, I perceive it to be a serious privacy ...
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2answers
343 views

Does the Fast Video Download addon share my data?

I've installed the Fast Video Download version 3.0.8 addon for Firefox to download flash videos, like from youtube. What I'm wondering is, how does the addon download it, and do other people see that ...
7
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5answers
1k views

Can websites see my Firefox Addons? [duplicate]

I know when you visit a website, they can actually see a lot of your personal information, like browser type, but can they also see which addons I've installed? What about something like Mozilla ...
7
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2answers
2k views

How do you hide installed plugins in Firefox?

How do you hide installed plugins in Firefox? This website shows that too much about you can be seen: http://centralops.net/asp/co/BrowserMirror.vbs.asp Most plugins don't need to be seen by content ...
3
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4answers
992 views

How do I securely delete cookies and saved passwords?

Is there a way, from inside Firefox or Safari, to delete cookies and saved passwords in such a way that the data is unrecoverable (similar to Secure Empty Trash)? Or do they already do this out of ...
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3answers
11k views

Can a site detect if I use AdBlock in Firefox?

I recently visited (an official) website in search for an episode of a TV-show. The site popped an information dialog stating that I had to disable AdBlock to see the content. Is this at all possible ...
6
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9answers
3k views

How can I anonymize my browser useragent, yet still be counted as a Firefox/Ubuntu user?

I read about EFF's Panopticlick project to see how unique your webbrowser's headers are. I would like to anonymize that a bit. My current User Agent is Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; ...
3
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2answers
4k views

Firefox addon for anonymous web surfing

I need to switch to anonymous surfing mode for specific sites. Is there a Firefox addon for anonymous web surfing?
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7answers
16k views

Speed up FireFox when using TOR

After reading this question about surfing the web anonymously, I tried TOR with Firefox and it seems to be changing the original IP, but Firefox is really slow! I have a good network speed, and I've ...