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Toolbox: Secure & Private Web Browsing

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Tools to help protect your privacy online including tools to help stop sites from tracking your movements.

 

 
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  • 4119 Adblock Plus in 13 toolboxes
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    Firefox addon that eliminates banner advertisements.

  • 6416 Collusion in 10 toolboxes
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    Collusion is a Firefox addon that provides an interactive, real-time visualization of the entities that track your behavior as you surf the web.

  • 3321 Firefox in 345 toolboxes
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    Firefox is the popular open source web browser from Mozilla

  • 6589 GoogleSharing in 2 toolboxes
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    The Firefox Addon for the GoogleSharing system. GoogleSharing ultimately aims to provide a level of anonymity that will prevent google from tracking your searches, movements, and what websites you visit.

  • 3906 Hotspot Shield in 10 toolboxes
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    Hotspot Shield creates a virtual private network (VPN) between your laptop and the wireless router. It acts as a firewall to protect your privacy on unsecured networks.

  • 6495 HTTPS Everywhere in 8 toolboxes
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    HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox extension produced as a collaboration between The Tor Project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It encrypts your communications with a number of major websites.

    Many sites on the web offer some limited support for encryption over HTTPS, but make it difficult to use. For instance, they may default to unencrypted HTTP, or fill encrypted pages with links that go back to the unencrypted site. The HTTPS Everywhere extension fixes these problems by rewriting all requests to these sites to HTTPS.

  • 6504 Mailinator in 3 toolboxes
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    How do I create an account at Mailinator? It's simple, you just send email to it. Temporary accounts are created when email arrives for them. First, you give out the mailinator email address you created, and then you check it. It's that simple.

  • 5862 Multifox in 6 toolboxes
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    Multifox is an extension that allows Firefox to connect to websites using different user names, simultaneously.

  • 7149 Orbot: Mobile Anonymity + Circumvention in 6 toolboxes
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    Orbot is an application that allows mobile phone users to access the web, instant messaging and email without being monitored or blocked by their mobile internet service provider. Orbot brings the features and functionality of Tor (read more below) to the Android mobile operating system.

  • 7150 Orweb: Proxy+Privacy Browser in 6 toolboxes
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    Based on the open-source Shadow browser from the University of Cambridge, Orweb works hand in hand with Orbot to provide web access that is able to circumvent web filters and firewalls, while also improving a users ability to remain anonymous online. Orweb also enables whitelist control of cookies, keeps no local history, disables Flash, and requires only Internet permissions, keeping you safe from malicious content. Beyond Tor, Orweb also supports any HTTP proxy server.

  • 6465 Priv3 in 3 toolboxes
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    The Priv3 Firefox extension lets you remain logged in to the social networking sites you use and still browse the web, knowing that those third-party sites only learn where you go on the web when you want them to.

  • 6463 TACO in 3 toolboxes
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    Indicates who is tracking your web browsing, and provides opt-out of targeted ads

  • 127 Tor in 31 toolboxes
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    Free software for anonymous Internet communication.

  • 6507 Tor Browser Bundle in 8 toolboxes
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    The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked.

    The Tor Browser Bundle lets you use Tor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser, and is self-contained. The Tor IM Browser Bundle additionally allows instant messaging and chat over Tor. If you would prefer to use your existing web browser, install Tor permanently, or if you don't use Windows, see the other ways to download Tor.