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Privacy and Security
Privacy and Security
• Security and Privacy is an important part of
our online lives
• So we should know how to handle it ...
Do you know you are been tracked
online
Shine a Light on Who’s Watching You
Watching You
Lightbeam
•Lightbeam is a Firefox add-on
•It uses interactive visualizations to show you the first
and third party sites y...
Visited Sites Third Party Sites
How do I open the Lightbeam?
1)
2)
Permissions Manager
• Using which you can give certain websites the
ability to store passwords, set cookies and
more
• The...
How do I open the Permissions
Manager?
About:permissions
How do I manage permissions for a
single website?
How do I manage the default
permissions for all websites?
Private Browsing
• Private Browsing allows you to browse the
Internet without saving any information
• Information about w...
What does Private Browsing not
save?
• Visited pages
• Form and Search Bar entries
• Passwords
• Download List entries
• C...
How do I open a new Private
Window?
1)
2)
HTTP vs HTTPS
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
(HTTP)
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
Secure (HTTPS)
Why do we need extra “S”?
• That extra "S" in the URL means your
connection is secure
• It is much harder for anyone else ...
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
• Secure Socket Layer Encryption is a technology
that protects Web sites
• Each SSL Certificate...
What are Internet Cookies?
• A cookie is a type of message that is given to a
browser by a Web server
• A cookie is inform...
Can Cookies be malicious?
• Cookies that watch your online activity are
called malicious or tracking cookies
• These types...
Thank you !!
Mayur Patil
Twitter: @yomanpatil
Facebook: www.facebook.com/yomanpatil
Email: Mayurpatilmu7@gmail.com
Privacy & Security using Firefox
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Privacy & Security using Firefox

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How can you take care of your online privacy and security just by using the Firefox browser. Firefox provide many features and Add-ons that take care of your privacy and security.

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Privacy & Security using Firefox

  1. 1. Privacy and Security
  2. 2. Privacy and Security • Security and Privacy is an important part of our online lives • So we should know how to handle it and keep the web healthy
  3. 3. Do you know you are been tracked online
  4. 4. Shine a Light on Who’s Watching You Watching You
  5. 5. Lightbeam •Lightbeam is a Firefox add-on •It uses interactive visualizations to show you the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web •Reveals parts that are not transparent to the average user
  6. 6. Visited Sites Third Party Sites
  7. 7. How do I open the Lightbeam? 1) 2)
  8. 8. Permissions Manager • Using which you can give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more • The Permissions Manager now collects various website permissions all in one place
  9. 9. How do I open the Permissions Manager?
  10. 10. About:permissions
  11. 11. How do I manage permissions for a single website?
  12. 12. How do I manage the default permissions for all websites?
  13. 13. Private Browsing • Private Browsing allows you to browse the Internet without saving any information • Information about which sites and pages you’ve visited • Many a times you need the browser not to store the information (history)
  14. 14. What does Private Browsing not save? • Visited pages • Form and Search Bar entries • Passwords • Download List entries • Cookies • Cached Web Content • Offline Web Content
  15. 15. How do I open a new Private Window? 1) 2)
  16. 16. HTTP vs HTTPS Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS)
  17. 17. Why do we need extra “S”? • That extra "S" in the URL means your connection is secure • It is much harder for anyone else to see what you're doing • it's primarily used by sites that handle money
  18. 18. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) • Secure Socket Layer Encryption is a technology that protects Web sites • Each SSL Certificate contains unique, authenticated information about the owner
  19. 19. What are Internet Cookies? • A cookie is a type of message that is given to a browser by a Web server • A cookie is information stored on your computer by a website you visit • Cookies store your settings for a website, such as preferred language or location • This allows the site to present you with information you needs
  20. 20. Can Cookies be malicious? • Cookies that watch your online activity are called malicious or tracking cookies • These types of cookies can be used to store and track your activity online • Many antivirus today will flag suspicious cookies when scanning your system for viruses
  21. 21. Thank you !! Mayur Patil Twitter: @yomanpatil Facebook: www.facebook.com/yomanpatil Email: Mayurpatilmu7@gmail.com

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