Privacy: Firefox for iOS now has tracking protection by default and new options for iPad users

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/12/firefox-ios-tracking-protection/ Mozilla has launched a new version of Firefox for iOS, and the big news is that it now has Tracking Protection turned on by default. It comes shortly after … Read more

Use the Facebook Container Extension to Prevent Facebook from Tracking You

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/MoGsv0vBdPE/ “If you’re not the customer, you’re the product.” If you’re a Facebook user (or a user of any other free web service) you’ve probably heard this before, … Read more

MetaMask: An Extension to Help You Access the Decentralized Web

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/w8WOeMCQWr8/ MetaMask is your key to what some call “Web 3.0,” or the blockchain-based decentralized Internet. Websites and web apps (decentralized apps/”dapps”) that function using Ethereum can’t be … Read more

Firefox’s NoScript Was Updated. Here’s How to Navigate It

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/GtPOIaCq9Aw/ Since the release of Firefox Quantum in November 2017, its premier script blocking add-on NoScript has worked a bit differently. The add-on’s developer Giorgio Maone updated the … Read more

Opera 52 launches faster ad-blocking tool, adds support for multiple tab selection

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/22/opera-52-launches-faster-ad-blocking-tool-adds-support-for-multiple-tab-selection/ Opera Software has released Opera 52.0, the latest version of its Chromium-based browser for Windows, Mac and Linux. The main highlight in this new release is the unveiling of … Read more

Vivaldi collaborates with DuckDuckGo to improve browser privacy

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/22/duckduckgo-vivaldi-private-window/ Vivaldi Technology has announced a new collaboration with the privacy-centric search engine DuckDuckGo. In coming together, DuckDuckGo will be made the default search engine in a Private Window. The … Read more

What Is First-Party Isolation and How to Enable It in Firefox

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/SvoAjyWrmy8/ With the release of Firefox 55, Mozilla added a new privacy feature, called First-Party Isolation, that safeguards users from cross-site tracking. Once you turn on FPI, ad … Read more

Brave Browser and Basic Attention Token: Putting You in Charge of the Attention Economy

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/lie_xc_HaSw/ Online advertising is broken, and Basic Attention Token (BAT) is a project that plans to fix it. Its creators, Brendan Eich (inventor of JavaScript/former Mozilla CEO) and … Read more

Firefox’s ‘master password’ system can be easy bypassed using brute force

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/19/brute-force-firefox-master-password/ If you’re a Firefox user, it’s highly possible that you use the browser to store your login usernames and passwords for the sake of ease. Supposing you’re a little … Read more

Firefox Quantum 59 boosts page loading times, adds options for blocking intrusive website requests

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/firefox-quantum-59-boosts-page-loading-times-adds-options-for-blocking-intrusive-website-requests/ Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 59.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 59.0 rolling out imminently. The new version continues to refine performance with the promise of faster … Read more

Google explains how Chrome’s new ad filtering feature works — and why it’s not your new ad blocker

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/14/google-chrome-ad-filtering/ Despite the fact that Google has a vested interest in online advertising, the company is about to enable its own built-in ad blocker (of sorts) in Chrome. Starting tomorrow, … Read more

Opera 51 unveils better Windows performance, host of functional tweaks

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/07/opera-51-unveils-better-windows-performance-host-of-functional-tweaks/ Just one month after its previous update, Opera Software has unveiled Opera 51.0, the latest version of its Chromium-based browser for Windows, Mac and Linux. There’s no let up … Read more

What is Strict Site Isolation in Chrome and How to Enable It

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/62nGIDSA_6M/ Google Chrome has implemented a security feature called Strict Site Isolation which makes it harder for websites to access or steal data from other sites. When this … Read more