Jul 302009
 

Did you know you can backup, restore bookmarks or even import it onto another system? I didn’t until today when I was looking for a way to export the bookmarks to my new PC. By default, Firefox maintains last 5 days backup copies of your Bookmarks.

There are 2 ways one can do it, the quick and dirty copy/paste of the bookmark file or by using the “Bookmarks – Organize Bookmarks” menu.

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Jun 062009
 

Another set of Firefox Addons/Extensions that are cool and goes that extra mile to enhances user experience on the internet. The Firefox add-ons Nuke Anything Enhanced and Remove It Permanently! allows you to remove selected contents and objects from a visiting website temporarily or permanently. This includes Flash objects, advertisements or even simple text contents.

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May 212009
 

Most of the organisations, if not all have a proxy server or an appliance that performs content filtering to block contents from the internet which could be anything from pornography to gambling or hacking systems to terrorism aiding content. These gives a fine control of what comes into the organisation and what the employees have access to.

Now, what is it for normal home users with a PC or a laptop. Well, if you are a Firefox browser user then you got lucky with the “ProCon Latte” Add-on for Firefox. ProCon Latte is a Content filter for Firefox which can control the contents that is inappropriate for viewing on your PC.

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May 072009
 

Security experts in the recent few months have been keen to exploit and bring to light issues and vulnerabilities in SSL which in itself is a secure protocol. So, what this means to ordinary users like you and me is that the confidence that we are accessing a secure webste when browsing HTTPS websites can no longer be same.

The Firefox 3.0 extensions “Perspective” & “SSL Blacklist” can protect you from SSL Man in the Middle Attacks and the recent demonstrated weakeness in MD5 algorithm for RSA signatures respectively.

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Sep 282008
 

FireTune is a free tiny utility to improve performance on your Firefox browser. Firetune is simple easy and very efficient in doing one thing that is to make your Firefox browser faster, optimize for better performance.

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