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After deleting all my cookies I'm still logged in my google account

I'm using firefox in private navigation. I connect into my google account then I delete all my cookies and then I'm still connected into google. Why is this so ? If I delete my cookies and ...
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Run Firefox as a separate limited user

Each year up to 100 new local and remote code execution vulnerabilities in Firefox are found. This is not browser specific, each browser is potentially vulnerable. Running it under your own user ...
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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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Web browser | Disabling the download of arbitrary scripts

I use firefox. Is there an addon or setting to stop my browser from downloading all the scripts that are linked on a webpage? I would like to only follow links which are at domains in my whitelist. I ...
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Are Firefox addons a security risk and if so, how can I block Firefox addons for certain websites?

For example I don’t want any addons being active when I do online banking. Is there an option in Firefox or an addon which allows for deactivating addons for a list of websites?
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Is there a program to check the list of root CAs in Firefox?

Motivated by this and this question, I'd like to ask if there is a way to check if additional certificates have been maliciously added to the list of root CAs of Firefox. Possible ways could be: an ...
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Why are websites suddenly not secure?

Firefox updated today, without asking me. The update went well, and browsing works fine, with one exception- Websites are suddenly not providing any identity credentials. DeviantART, Lumosity, ...
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814 views

Can not combine two CA certificate files to a CA certificate chain

Ι' m trying to concatenate two valid self-signed CA pem files generated using openssl in order to import a single CA file in Firefox (client side), using the following command: cat CA_file0.pem ...
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243 views

Firefox adds random scripts on every page load

I noticed today that Firefox adds a bunch of scripts to every pageload. Here's a screenshot: I checked the add-ons. It's just Adblocker plus, Firebug, colorzilla, lastpass, screengrab, share-a-holic. ...
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251 views

How can I lock my Firefox passwords and bookmarks?

How can I lock my Firefox? I want to secure my passwords and bookmarks, so that nobody can access them in my absence.
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141 views

Malicious website stopped: But is the infection diverted?

I was searching for wallpaper images on Google Images and I stumbled upon what appears to be a malicious website. I saw an interesting image in the search results and I clicked on the Visit Page link ...
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267 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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How to disable CSP in Firefox for just bookmarklets?

Today I have noticed that I am unable to run bookmarklets on https://github.com/ due to Content Security Policy (CSP) restrictions. Is there a way to disable CSP in Firefox for just bookmarklets, and ...
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115 views

Is Firefox master password necessary when using Full disk encryption?

Does Firefox master password add anything to a full encrypted disk ? As I understand it, Firefox master password is here to protect again passive attacks, ie when firefox is not running, or at least ...
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1answer
391 views

Can a browser plugin/addon access my passwords?

It's increasingly becoming the case that many browser extensions and plugins require access to "all my data" (in both Chrome and Firefox; I will not comment on Internet Explorer). I'm wondering if ...
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1answer
98 views

How do I permanently set the referrer in Firefox?

I know I can disable Network.http.sendRefererHeader to 0 in about:config, and using the RefControl extension I can set it on a per-site basis (or using wildcards, e.g. *.com, *.org). Is there a way to ...
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975 views

Is it possible to get any virus with (javascript, flash, iframes) disabled?

I'm expert at computers so I dont fall for small tricks like phishing and such. I just wanted to know if there is any way you could actually get infected without (iframes, javascript, flash) enabled ...
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What is the modern day equivalent of Firesheep?

Firesheep came out on the scene in 2010 and rocked the world... and never made it to version 1.0. Mozilla has since released 15 major versions of Firefox and is incompatible with the extension. Is ...
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1answer
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Firefox: Security concerns of sending referer headers

Recently, I found that I was failing to log into certain websites using Firefox. Not sure when exactly it started happening. Right now, I'm running Firefox 14.0.1. Logins work fine on other ...
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3answers
591 views

Chrome Saved Passwords security issue

If I save a password in Google chrome someone else can easily see the password from Setting -> Advance Settings -> Manage saved passwords -> Show (in required password field) and use it ...
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1answer
223 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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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
278 views

Disable Profile Creation on Firefox

Is it possible to disable new profile creation in Firefox? Or password protect new profile creation? The problem is there is no point in installing say site blocking add-ons because anyone can create ...
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194 views

Did Firefox running in Mac OS X get hacked

When I try to do a Google search in Firefox, I can't click on any of the links. They're just regular black text, not hyperlinks. I even tried safe mode and disabling all the plugins. I was running ...
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2answers
264 views

How to encrypt saved password in firefox?

In our company we are using one pc for everything. Everybody is using firefox and a lot of people are using the save password option. I know that you can easily read the username/password with the ...
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1answer
212 views

Request Policy like plugin for Internet Explorer

I'm using Firefox with a plugin called Request Policy. What it basically does is the preventing of cross site requests from the currently opened website. E.g: when I open the local news site it blocks ...
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1answer
442 views

Firefox Sync & SSL (or not?)

I was looking at these 2 tutorials on how to set up a sync service for Firefox: http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/setting-up-your-own-mozilla-sync-server/ ...
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1answer
500 views

Is there Firefox preference for controlling JavaScript redirect?

There is a user preference to disallow a sneaky redirect and display a warning instead: However, extent of this preference seems to be limited to <META http-equiv="refresh" ...
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750 views

Firefox NTLM clear on Windows logout

My network uses Kerio WinRoute Firewall 6 and is configured to authenticate HTTP requests using built in Active Directory accounts. That means every computer gets sent an NTLM auth challenge when ...
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1answer
243 views

Gmail loses browser encryption after a while

I'm using the latest version of Firefox on the latest version of OS X for reference. I've noticed that sometimes when I go back to my email tab and look in the location bar, Firefox says gmail is no ...
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2answers
389 views

Is there any option in firefox to not load non-SSL elements in a SSL-page?

When I have mixed content (SSL and non-SSL on a https:// page), I would rather have a broken page than an insecure page. Is there any way to disable the loading of non-SSL elements while on an https ...
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1answer
342 views

Do intermediate certificates get cached in Firefox?

If someone visits site A which has a certificate issues by GoDaddy which also supplied a intermediate certificate between GoDaddy and their CA, would Firefox cache the intermediate certificate and use ...
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247 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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1answer
133 views

Viewing hd location of installed certificates in firefox

I recently installed a digital id/certificate from verisign and was wondering if there is a way to view the certificate location on my computer. I installed it according to their instructions through ...
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2answers
157 views

Is Firefox 6.0 a security and stability update? [closed]

I'm on Firefox 5.0 and just got a popup, translated from Swedish: A security and stability update for Firefox has been downloaded and is ready to be installed. Update: Firefox 6.0 Is ...
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1answer
95 views

Prevent all scripts, images and file downloads on unsafe sites

Is there any way that I can disable all scripts, images, and file downloads on websites that Web of Trust marks as unsafe (according to my settings)? I am using Firefox 8 (64-bit) on Windows 7.
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1answer
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Getting notified of Adobe Flash updates

I am using the latest version of Firefox with Adobe Flash plugin as a standard user on Windows 7. I notice that I do not get notified of a pending update unless I happen to close and reopen my ...
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1answer
537 views

What happened to the Https Lock in Firefox 4?

Previous versions of Firefox used to have a padlock icon in the address bar whenever you browsed to a HTTPS site. Since Firefox 4 it no longer seems to be there. What happened to it? Is there any way ...
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77 views

Is there diminished security with having both non-encrypted and encrypted webpages open simultaneously?

Context: I typically have multiple tabs/instances of Firefox running at the same time; most of these are over plain unencrypted webpages. Often, however, I remember I need to purchase an item, or do ...
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1answer
628 views

How to run Firefox jailed without serious performance loss?

My Firefox configuration is tricky: Firefox runs at separate restricted user account which cannot connect to main X server. Firefox uses Xvfb (virtual "headless" X server) as X server. x11vnc is ...
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3answers
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Does web browser uses previously saved cache in private browsing?

All the current versions of top five web browsers support private browsing mode, where they don't save anything as history or cache or cookies. But do they use cache saved from previous normal ...
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2answers
444 views

Firefox wants to connect to crowdcache1.stonekitty.net on TCP port 9911 (sype-transport)?

I just installed Little Snitch on my Mac. When I start up Firefox it now popups with the above warning. I can't seem to find any information regarding sype-transport or port 9911, beyond that it is ...
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2answers
144 views

Obscure websites on Firefox

I need to use some sensitive websites (personal mails, banks, etc.) in Firefox in a public place. How can I obscure the screen content so that people passing by wouldn't immediately know that I am ...
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1answer
292 views

ZoneAlarm is blocking box.net in Firefox but not in Chrome. Open ports 80 and 443?

This may not be the place to ask this question, as the usual suspects---ZoneAlarm, box.net, and Mozilla---have forums of their own for these kind of questions. But I've emailed support at ZA and box ...
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2answers
2k 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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660 views

How does Antimalware Doctor infect computers?

I didn't do anything stupid like run random .exe or visit questionable websites, but as I was just Googling I get infected by Antimalware Doctor. At that point I just shutdown my computer and ...
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3answers
1k views

I am not able to open gmail and some other sites

Last day my system got hanged so I restarted and recovered windows to the the date of 1 day before. Now I am not able to open gmail, orkut and some other sites. When I try to open these sites I ...
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1answer
89 views

Tools to Hide IP address for webapp [closed]

I am looking out for a paid software where I can 'choose' an IP address from a different country and browse a site. So if I want to see how the site will look to US users, I should be able to choose ...
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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 ...