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Seven Must-Have Firefox Security Add-Ons

"Ensuring that the browser is up to date can help minimize security risks, but perhaps the most interesting feature of Firefox from a security perspective is the possibility of enhancing the browser's security with the addition of browser extensions or add-ons. Of course any add-ons risks adding new vulnerabilities, but if they protect against known problems at the expense of possibly adding as-yet unknown ones, then the trade-off may well be worth it.

With that proviso, here are some important ones to consider for anyone browsing the Web on a laptop outside the corporate network, to protect against web-based exploits, and more general security risks. All are available from http://addons.mozilla.org."

Read more: http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/reports/6682/1/


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