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security add-ons


Three essential security add-ons for Firefox, Chrome, and IE

The free extensions for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer thwart trackers, block ads (in Firefox and Chrome), and rate the safety of links before you click them: Ghostery, Adblock Plus, and Web of Trust, respectively.

By May 7, 2013


The best Internet Explorer security add-ons

IE remains the most widely used browser, and version 8 is much safer than its predecessors; these six free add-ons help IE 8 users avoid malware and other Web dangers.

By October 19, 2010


Essential Firefox security add-ons

No browser is unbreachable, but the security add-ons available for Mozilla's Firefox browser certainly put the odds in your favor.

By November 17, 2009


Microsoft shelves Office Genuine Advantage tool

Microsoft has quietly ended a security program that required users to verify the legitimacy of their Office copy to get certain updates and add-ons.

By December 20, 2010


IE, Firefox, and the add-on security problem

Browsers have an add-on security problem, but how big it becomes depends on how vigilant users are in patching the add-ons.

By November 24, 2008


AlertMe 2.0: Reduces your energy bills and catches burglars

AlertMe is back with a host of new add-ons designed to help reduce your energy bills, improve security and generally drag your home kicking and screaming into the 21st century

By April 24, 2009


Browse safely using Internet Explorer or Firefox

Set the Internet-zone security of Microsoft's browser to high, and use free security add-ons for Mozilla's browser, to defend against malicious Web sites.

By December 19, 2008


Microsoft says IE updates possible

Hedging slightly on its vow not to update browser before releasing Longhorn, Microsoft says it could release add-ons to freshen up IE. More security hiccups for IE

By November 17, 2004