Firefox Privacy Settings [Privacy type]

Lately it has become quite difficult to you protect their privacy prying eyes and inopportune of "environment" (here referring to people you interact with - or rather interact with your PC - and sites you visit daily - Or even occasionally). To ensure that private information remain that way - that private - are certain basic settings that should apply when browsing the internet. If you are a user of the web browser Mozilla FirefoxThen heed the following advice / guidance:

1. Delete the "compromising" urls from browsing history.

When you browse online, Firefox preserves History addresses of websites you visit, because then, if you want to revisit one of those sites, to provide complete url its when you start typing it in address bar. This is in most cases helpful, but what do you do with those cases in which the site visit should not leave traces in the browser for some reason, usually subjective? Simply delete it from History.

You have two ways to remove URLs from Firefox History question:

  • start typing in the address bar URL, when Firefox will display the site in the list of sites previously navigate, select it (put the cursor over it, but do not click!) and press Delete (Del).
  • click on History in menu bar (Above the address bar) and select Show All History the menu. In the displayed window, right-click on the sites that you want to delete them from the list and select Delete the menu.

2. Set browser to automatically delete cookies when you close it.

Almost all the sites you visit places Cookies in your computer so that you recognize where you will visit again. On one hand, this is useful for those who have accounts on various websites and / or forums because they will not have to enter user si password every time they visit those sites. On the other hand, it is recommended to accept cookies only from websites reliable. If you are among those who use the username and password only your e-mailWe suggest you set your browser to automatically delete cookies when you get tired yawning mouth online.

  • click on Tools in the menu bar and select Options menu displayed
  • in tab Privacy select Use custom settings for history in the right Will Firefox
  • the right choices for cookies, select Keep until: I close Firefox.

3. Set Firefox to automatically delete History

If you use a public computer (school, work, internet cafe, library etc.) is recommended to set the browser to automatically delete History, after you close (a process similar to that of point 2).

  • click on Tools and select Options
  • in tab Privacy select Use custom settings for history
  • tick When Firefox closes Clear history then click on Settings (Here potiseta as Firefox delete including saved passwords, cookies, urls in history etc).

4. Use Master Password

This is especially recommended if you use Firefox to log various web accounts and you want to make sure that they are properly protected (they can be accessed only after it is introduced master password and then actual password).

  • click on Tools and select Options
  • in tab Security Tick ​​the box next Use a master password
  • type the chosen password twice (for verification) and then click OK.

Every time you want to log on to one of your accounts, Firefox will require your master password first and then you can use your username and password for that account.

Firefox Privacy Settings [Privacy type]

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