Keeping Firefox Secure

This chapter provides tutorial examples on Firefox security. Topics include updating Firefox version; reviewing and change settings for start and download options, content type handlers, tracking and cookies, history and passwords; disabling unwanted extension and plugin add-ons; disabling search engines.

Keeping Firefox Up To Date

Start and Download Options for Firefox

Content Type Handler Applications

Privacy Options: Tracking, History and Cookies

Security Options: Add-Ons and Passwords

Deleting Cookies Stored in Firefox

Getting New Add-Ons in Firefox

Disabling Extension Add-Ons in Firefox

Disabling Plugin Add-Ons in Firefox

Disabling Search Engines in Firefox

Reviewing Advanced Settings in Firefox

Conclusion:

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

 Windows 8: System Security Review

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

 Windows 7 System Recovery

 Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

Keeping Firefox Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

 Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO

 References

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