Firefox is a very powerful browser, it can secure your Pc against any hacker ,it can maintain your privacy using Add-ons. The great thing about the Firefox is that there are tons of extensions that enhance the functionality of the browser.
Add-ons are tiny software or application coded to provide additional functionality and features to your existing web browser.
3 TIPS FOR SAFE & SECURE BROWSING IN MOZILLA
SSL is (Secure Socket Layer),it is an protocol which is used for secured internet communication like web browsing, email ,instant messaging, using SSL protocol gives you better security. So for better Security & safe browsing use -->
When you search over ssl Protocol, they are encrypted. So that no intermediate party can read what you are doing, except your service provider.
USE PRIVATE BROWSING
A new browser session is created that operates separately from your existing one, with its own history and cookies that are erased when the window is closed. And though it can keep a snoop from seeing what sites you've visited by going through your history, it doesn't make you anonymous on the Web.
But while Browsing it is better to Browse Safe in Private Mode. Goto --> Tools --> "Start Safe Browsing" or "Ctrl+Shift+P".
In Other Firefox Versions, Goto --> Firefox --> "Start Private Browsing".
NOTE : AFTER BROWSING SAFELY YOU HAVE TO CLOSE PRIVATE BROWSING. TO CLOSE PRIVATE BROWSING "Ctrl+Shift+P".
USE ADD-ON FOR MORE SECURE FIREFOX
Here are Few of the Mozilla Plugins to Secure Mozilla Browsing.
1. Better Privacy
Better Privacy serves to protect against special long term cookies, a new generation of 'Super-Cookie', which silently conquered the Internet. Better Privacy allows to list and manage Flash-cookies.
Adblock Plus also allows you to customize your filters with the assistance of a variety of useful features, including a context option for images, a block tab for Flash and Java objects, and a list of blockable items to remove scripts and stylesheets.
Personas are free, easy-to-install "skins" for Firefox. Personas Plus extends that built-in functionality to give you even greater control and easier access to new, popular, and even your own favorite Personas.
Web of Trust is the leading website reputation rating tool and one of Mozilla’s most popular add-ons. Our safe surfing tool uses an intuitive traffic-light style rating system to help you see which websites are trusted when you search, surf and shop online.
This add-on secure your pc against phishing, what is phishing? phishing is an act of collecting useful information about username, password , credit card information its an illegal activity ,so this add-on provides you security against phishing.
If you are worried about keylogging programs in your system, you can try this extension. There are two different ways to input with this extension. With the help of Keylogger Beater, a keylogger running in the background can never capture what you have really input, and you will be more confident to do online shopping or online banking.
Activate the extension by right-clicking on a user name and/or password field of a site that asks for registration. BugMeNot will log in for you automatically using user-submitted passwords. Features: multiple login attempts, failure reporting, and auto-submittal.
LastPass is a free online password manager and Form Filler that makes your web browsing easier and more secure. Also for IE, Safari and Chrome. Your sensitive data is encrypted _locally_ before upload so even LastPass cannot get access to it.
Mitto is a free, safe & secure online password manager that works in any browser & makes using the Internet easier & more secure. Mitto has extensions for Firefox and Chrome & also supports other browsers via the Mitto Bookmarklet.