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Using browser settings to protect privacy

It is important to be aware of some of the browser settings, if you wish to protect your privacy. If your computer is used by multiple persons or you are using a public computer it becomes even more important. Let us discuss Mozilla Firefox settings to prevent security and privacy threats.

Open your browser window and go to,
Tools → Options. A window will open as shown below.
Choose the options same like the screen shot shown below.
Remove all cookies after clicking the show cookies button.

Each time you close your Firefox the following window will appear.

Choose clear private data now.
By adopting this cool trick protects you to great extent.
It is better to keep a bank home page always while opening the browser.
Keep all the settings like the screen shots given above.
A good choice for using with computers used for financial transactions online.
You’re advised not to install additional plug-ins & updates from third parties.

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  1. Julia Anderson
    April 10th, 2011 at 10:28 | #1

    The best thing to do is avoid logging in from a public or someone else’s computer. Surfing is ok.

    Also, minimize your computer to be used by someone else