Latest browsers offer greater security and efficiency

Jun 28, 2008

Browsers keep getting better and better. The latest and best browser seems to be Firefox 3. But Internet Explorer still enjoys the highest market share

http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_stats.asp

Review: Strong, innovative Web browsers emerge

http://ap.google.com/article/
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With all the recent attention on the new Firefox 3 Internet browser, it’s easy to miss two strong, innovative rivals. Add it all up, and Microsoft Corp.’s market-leading Internet Explorer has some impressive challengers.

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Use Tor network to protect privacy

Apr 22, 2008

On the Net, our actions can be tracked by tracking our IP address. For Firefox, the following extension let’s us view our current IP.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1731

One of the ways to protect our privacy is to download and install the Tor, Vidalia and Privoxy bundle from the links below:

Tor Project Overview

https://www.torproject.org/overview.html.en

Tor is a software project that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security. Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.

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