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.
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.
No browser is unbreachable, but the security add-ons available for Mozilla's Firefox browser certainly put the odds in your favor.
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.
Browsers have an add-on security problem, but how big it becomes depends on how vigilant users are in patching the add-ons.
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
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.
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