• Nov 29, 2018
  • Jayson Q.
  • Browsers, Mozilla Firefox, News, Tutorials,

How to clear your cache, cookies and web history in Mozilla Firefox

Your browser contains a lot of information regarding your past history, often innocent but sometimes embarrassing. Luckily it’s very easy to remove your cache, cookies and web history in Firefox simply by following these steps: From the History menu, select Clear Recent History.If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible. From … Continue reading “How to clear your cache, cookies and web history in Mozilla Firefox”

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Firefox Lightbeam – Visually Seeing the Benefits of Privacy in Real Time

Back in our Firefox Hardening guide, we talked about installing the extension Firefox Lightbeam. What is Lightbeam? Lightbeam is an app that gives you a visual graph of what your browsing looks like from a network perspective. Lightbeam looks at all of the network connections that your browser makes, and turns them into a visual … Continue reading “Firefox Lightbeam – Visually Seeing the Benefits of Privacy in Real Time”

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  • Jul 28, 2018
  • Glyn Moody
  • News, Open Source, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Why Gmail’s new “confidential mode” is not so great for privacy, and potentially awful for the open Web

Gmail is used by well over a billion people worldwide, making it one of the most important online services. Google has recently started rolling out a new design that includes novel features. One of the most interesting of these is the so-called “confidential mode”. At first sight, that sounds like good news for privacy: “With … Continue reading “Why Gmail’s new “confidential mode” is not so great for privacy, and potentially awful for the open Web”

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