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Paranoid

Firefox 0.9.1

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Ok because of the last spyware infestation I switched over to Firefox. So far so good. Is there anything I need to know or do to make it more secure? I don't want to deal with spyware again.

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The only thing I do with Firefox is turn off cookies and Java for general surfing. Sites like SWI are allowed in my Exceptions list. If I really want to view a site and cookies are mandatory, then I only allow them for the originating site and the session. Ditto for Java.

 

And I use a firewall as well, of course. :p

 

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How would I go about getting things setup as you have?

In Firefox, on the menu bar, go to Tools>>Options>>Privacy>>Cookies and make sure the 'Enable cookies' box is unchecked.

 

For Java, Tools>>Options>>Web Features. Uncheck the Java and Java script boxes and in the 'Advanced' section, uncheck all the boxes except the last one.

 

Also, make sure the Block Pop-ups box is checked.

 

These settings can be changed at any time you requre Java and cookies. :D

 

:wave:

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I wouldn't do that with the images. A lot of sites load their images from a different server, mine included.

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I wouldn't do that with the images. A lot of sites load their images from a different server, mine included.

Sure, it's a trade-off, but it's one sure way to kill web-bugs if you are worried.

 

On the other hand, I would allow cookies but only for current session and for originating site.

 

Another privacy tweak would be to disable referrers, but again there are trade-offs between functionality and privacy/security.

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