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  • Firefox contains numerous security features designed to give you a safe browsing experience.

  • It also allows you to control your privacy settings and your browsing history, allowing you to keep your personal information private.

  • Whenever you visit a website, a security indicator may appear to the left of the Web address in the address bar.

  • Understanding this indicator will help you stay safe when entering personal information online.

  • If you see a green padlock, the site is using a secure connection.

  • Always check for this icon When entering sensitive information, such as a credit card number or your birthdate, you can click on the padlock toe.

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  • Let's check a different site.

  • If you don't see a green padlock, click the site information button to the left of the Web address to view the sites security status.

  • If you see a great globe, the website is not using a secure connection.

  • This is not important for many websites, such as news or whether but you should avoid entering any sensitive information on non secure pages.

  • Some websites may track your activity across the Internet, and the content blocking feature lets you limit this tracking to view your content blocking options.

  • Click the gear to go to the privacy and security settings.

  • By default.

  • Firefox blocks trackers Onley in private windows.

  • You can choose to block trackers in all windows or click custom to display even more options.

  • Every website you visit is recorded in the browsing history, but there may be times you want to clear that history.

  • To delete it, scroll down to history and then click clear history.

  • Click the drop down menu to choose a time frame to erase, ranging from the past hour to all the websites you've ever visited.

  • Once you've made your choice, click clear now and your chosen browsing record will be wiped away.

  • For additional privacy, you can use a private browsing window.

  • You're history will not be recorded, and any cookies will be deleted when the private window is closed.

  • To open one, click the menu button, then select new private window.

  • You can use this window just like normal.

  • You'll know it's private, thanks to the Purple Mask icon in the top right corner.

  • Keep in mind that browsing privately does not make anything more secure.

  • Always be sure to check for a secure connection before entering sensitive information on any site to end your private session.

  • Simply close the window.

  • And those are the basics of privacy and security in Firefox G C F.

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Firefox contains numerous security features designed to give you a safe browsing experience.

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