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Browsers - PopUps, Anti Tracking and HTTPS Everywhere

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I hereby provide you an overview of:

  • Browsers (incl. VPN browsing)
  • Popup blockers
  • Anti-tracking
  • HTTPS Everywhere
  • Privacy secure search engine (duckduckgo)

 

 

Curious?

 

Browsers

  • Chrome (from Google, but with the possibility for Pop-up blocking and anti-tracking)
    • https://www.google.nl/chrome/
  • Firefox (Privacy browser)
    • https://www.mozilla.org/nl/firefox/new/
  • Tor Browser (Anonimized Privacy browser with VPN browsing capabilities, Windows OSX, Linux and Android)
    • https://www.torproject.org/download/
    • Tip: prefereably, do not login to your accounts, because certain providers, companies, apps on your phone would retrieve your identity / exit node).
  • Opera browser (including VPN possibility) for Windows, OSX, Linux and Mobile Devices

    • https://www.opera.com/download

 

Pop-up Blokkers and anti tracking

 

 Ublock Origin (Pop-up blocker)

 

  • Firefox:

    • https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/

  • Chrome:

    • https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ublock-origin/cjpalhdlnbpafiamejdnhcphjbkeiagm

  • Opera:

    • https://addons.opera.com/en/extensions/details/ublock/

  • Safari:

    • https://ublock.org/safari/

  • Edge:

    • https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/ublock-origin/9nblggh444l4?activetab=pivot:overviewtab

  • Because of these plugins, some sites/webshops will not work.
    • Either consider a second browser without these plugins
    • Get acquinted with how they work, so you can disable the plugins, once a website fails to load.

 

Privacy Badger (Anti-Tracking app)

 

  • Firefox:

    • https://addons.mozilla.org/nl/firefox/addon/privacy-badger17/

  • Chrome:

    • https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/privacy-badger/pkehgijcmpdhfbdbbnkijodmdjhbjlgp

  • Opera:

    • https://addons.opera.com/nl/extensions/details/privacy-badger/

 

  • Because of these plugins, some sites/webshops will not work.
    • Either consider a second browser without these plugins
    • Get acquinted with how they work, so you can disable the plugins, once a website fails to load.

 

HTTPS Everywhere

  • Firefox:

    • https://addons.mozilla.org/nl/firefox/addon/https-everywhere/

  • Chrome:

    • https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/https-everywhere/gcbommkclmclpchllfjekcdonpmejbdp

  • Opera:

    • https://addons.opera.com/nl/extensions/details/https-everywhere/

  • Safari:

    • https://apps.apple.com/nl/app/https-everywhere-for-safari/id1447929601?mt=12

  • Internet Explorer (Please us another browser! IE is full of security vulnerabilities)

    • https://www.zscaler.com/tools/httpseverywhere-ie

  • Microsoft Edge (in development)

    • More information: https://github.com/EFForg/https-everywhere/issues/5101

  • Because of these plugins, some sites/webshops will not work.

    • Either consider a second browser without these plugins

    • Get acquinted with how they work, so you can disable the plugins, once a website fails to load.

 

Make sure you select the: Encrypt all sites elegible is ON

The problem is that because of compatibility issues it's off by default, because some sites (they shouldn't) still provide http only.

 

httpseverywhere

 

DuckDuckGo (Privacy Friendly Search Engine)

 (results can be limited, but the same for everyone arround the globe).

 

https://duckduckgo.com/

 

  • Firefox:

    • https://addons.mozilla.org/nl/firefox/addon/duckduckgo-for-firefox/

  • Chrome:

    • https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/duckduckgo-privacy-essent/bkdgflcldnnnapblkhphbgpggdiikppg

  • Opera:

    • https://addons.opera.com/nl/extensions/details/duckduckgo-for-opera-2/

  • Safari:

    • https://safari-extensions.apple.com/details/?id=com.duckduckgo.safari-HKE973VLUW

  • Internet Explorer (IE):

    • https://help.duckduckgo.com/desktop/internet-explorer/

  • Microsoft Edge Browser:

    • https://help.duckduckgo.com/desktop/microsoft-edge/