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This is a new feature that is available in Firefox version 51. Firefox will display a lock icon with a red strike-through in the address bar when a login page you’re viewing doesn't have a secure connection. Starting in Firefox 52 you will also see a warning when you click inside the login box to enter a username or password.
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Firefox contains built-in Phishing and Malware Protection to help keep you safe online. These features will warn you when a page you visit has been reported as a Web Forgery of a legitimate site (sometimes called “phishing” pages), as a source of Unwanted Software or as an Attack
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Note: Please update your version of Firefox to enjoy these latest features. Firefox gives you even more control over your privacy. The new version of Firefox comes with a Forget button, which wipes out browsing history from your selected time frame without affecting the rest of your
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Note: Please update your version of Firefox to enjoy these latest features. Tracking generally refers to the collection of a person’s browsing data across multiple sites. The Tracking Protection feature uses a list provided by Disconnect to identify and block trackers. You can
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Cookies are stored on your computer by websites you visit and contain information such as site preferences or login status. This article describes how to enable and disable cookies in Firefox. Table of Contents1 How do I change cookie settings?2 Websites report cookie errors How
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Firefox protects you from attacks by blocking potentially harmful, insecure content on web pages that are supposed to be secure. Keep reading to learn more about mixed content and how to tell when Firefox has blocked it. What is mixed content? HTTP is a system for transmitting information
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The Firefox cache temporarily stores images, scripts, and other parts of websites you visit in order to speed up your browsing experience. This article describes how to clear the cache. To clear your history (i.e. cookies, browsing history, cache, etc.) all at once, see Delete browsing,
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The Site Identity button is a Firefox security feature that gives you more information about the sites you visit. You can quickly find out if the connection to the website you are viewing is encrypted, and in some cases who owns the website and who verified that they own it. This
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As you browse the web, Firefox remembers lots of information for you - like the sites you've visited. There may be times, however, when you don't want people with access to your computer to see this information, such as when shopping for a present. Private Browsing allows
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As you browse the web, Firefox helpfully remembers lots of information for you – sites you've visited, files you've downloaded and more. All of this information is called your history. However, if you are using a public computer or share a computer with someone, you may not
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Cookies are stored on your computer by websites you visit and contain information such as site preferences or login status. This article describes how to delete cookies in Firefox. To clear your browsing history, cookies, and temporarily cached files at once, see Delete browsing,
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This article describes what "cookies" are, how they are used, and how to manage them in Firefox. Table of Contents1 What is a cookie?2 Cookie settings3 Troubleshooting cookies What is a cookie? A cookie is information stored on your computer by a website you visit. In some
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Note: Please update your version of Firefox to enjoy these latest features. The Control Center panel opens when you click the button in the address bar. It lets you manage security and privacy settings for a website in one place. Use the Control Center to view information
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Some people are concerned about the connections Firefox makes to the Internet, especially when those connections are made for no apparent reason (see Mozilla's Firefox Browser Privacy Notice for additional information). This article explains various reasons why Firefox may make
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This article describes how to troubleshoot problems that involve websites reporting that cookies are blocked or disabled. For more information on cookies, see Cookies - Information that websites store on your computer. Table of Contents1 Check cookie settings2 Clear history for
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Firefox lets you tell websites that you do not want them to track your browsing behavior. This article explains what tracking is and how to turn on the Do Not Track feature. See Tips to protect your online privacy for other ways to keep your browsing private. Tracking Most major
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A Secure Website Certificate helps Firefox determine whether the site you are visiting is actually the site that it claims to be. This article explains how that works. Table of Contents1 Certificate and Certificate Hierarchy2 Certificate Contents3 View a Certificate4 Problematic
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Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a website other than the one you are currently on. For example, cnn.com might have a Facebook like button on their site. That like button will set a cookie that can be read by Facebook. That would be considered a third-party cookie.
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Note: Please update your version of Firefox to enjoy these latest features. Table of Contents1 What is Tracking?2 What is Tracking Protection?3 How to turn on Tracking Protection4 How to use Tracking Protection What is Tracking? Tracking is the collection of a person’s browsing
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Cookies are stored on your computer by websites you visit and contain information such as site preferences or login status. This article describes how to block websites from storing cookies in Firefox. Table of Contents1 Block cookies for a single site1.1 Viewing a list of blocked
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