Windows Security Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 3.00, by Dr. Herong Yang
Getting New Add-Ons in Firefox
This section provides a tutorial example on how to review new add-ons and decide to install them or not in Firefox.
After finishing reviewing basic options, you should continue to review Firefox add-ons.
1. Run Firefox and click "Tools > Add-ons" menu. You will see the add-on management screen.
2. Click the "Get Add-ons" icon on the left. You will see some featured add-ons listed. Examples are:
DoNotTrackMe: DoNotTrackMe: Online Privacy Protection Protect your privacy. Stop companies and advertisers from tracking your browsing and sending you spam email. Google/Yandex search link fix 1.4.1 This extension prevents Google Search from modifying result links when they are clicked. Cookie Controller 3.2 Buttons for managing site cookie permissions, switching global cookie permissions on and off, browsing cookies, and removing cookies. The same functions are included for local and session storage. NoScript Security Suite 22.214.171.124 The best security you can get in a web browser! Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks. Ghostery 5.0.6 Protect your privacy. See who's tracking your web browsing and block them with Ghostery.
These featured add-ons sound good tools to help you to protect your security and privacy. But don't install them until you have checked their ratings and reviews from other Firefox users.
My recommendation is that you should install an add-on if it has a 5 out 5 rating and good reviews, and you absolutely need it.
The picture below shows some featured add-ons for Firefox:
Last update: 2013.
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