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Facebook Minimalism for Noobs

How can I set up Facebook from scratch with minimal spam/leakage into other accounts and minimal leakage from/to people I don't know? [more inside]
posted by lalochezia on Feb 6, 2014 - 8 answers

Chrome vs. Firefox Extension Security

Please help me understand the difference (or non-difference) in safety for Firefox vs. Chrome browser extensions (plugins/add-ons). [more inside]
posted by pavane on Nov 5, 2012 - 3 answers

override XHR policy

override XMLHttpRequest security policy in firefox? [more inside]
posted by nihlton on Oct 22, 2010 - 8 answers

Facebook's taken over my GMail

When I log into Gmail, Firefox redirects me to a page on Facebook. What gives? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Feb 1, 2010 - 10 answers

Autopager: safe to use?

Is it safe to use the Firefox extension "Autopager"? [more inside]
posted by dicetumbler on Dec 24, 2008 - 6 answers

How safe is Firefox 2.0?

How secure is Firefox 2.0? I recently attended a short seminar on Web security and the horrors of "drive by downloading". So how vulnerable is the latest version of Firefox 2.0 to this type of nastiness? What about 3.0? [more inside]
posted by storybored on Jul 19, 2008 - 10 answers

No, really, it's still the same computer!

What is losing some of my identifying information from Firefox every time I reboot the computer? [more inside]
posted by Cricket on Feb 11, 2008 - 9 answers

Why is this website trying to connect to some of my bookmarks?

Visiting a website forces firefox to try to make several HTTPS connections to websites in my bookmarks. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 28, 2007 - 8 answers

Please forget you knew my name

I don't like that Firefox knows my credit card number. How do I make it forget and not relearn this information? [more inside]
posted by aburd on Feb 10, 2007 - 8 answers

Non-irritating password remembrance?

I want my browser to remember my password for a couple of sites, but it must assume that I don't want most of my passwords remembered. I hate browser popups that ask "Remember this password?" What's a good solution? I use Firefox on Windows.
posted by pornucopia on Apr 9, 2006 - 5 answers

HOSTS file and Firefox

I'm interested in enacting parental controls on the Mozilla Firefox browser. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 20, 2006 - 11 answers

How to prevent Drudge from generating popups?

Drudge seems to have figured out a way around the Firefox popup blocker. I'm guessing it has to do with Java, but I'd rather not disable java or javascript, since that would reduce the functionality of the browser. Any less drastic way to prevent this?
posted by Manjusri on Jun 20, 2005 - 11 answers

Firefox password safety?

How safe is it for me to store passwords in Firefox? [more inside]
posted by Nelson on Feb 21, 2005 - 13 answers

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