Secure and anonymous browsing with Firefox and TorK

Posted by fneagle on May 27, 2008 8:34 PM EDT; By Frank Neugebauer
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Often, the web browser that comes with an operating system is not set up in a secure default configuration. Not securing your web browser can lead quickly to a variety of computer problems caused by anything from spyware being installed without your knowledge to intruders taking control of your computer. As a result, exploiting vulnerabilities in web browsers has become a popular way for attackers to compromise computer systems. For that reason, it is very important to take control and to decide what kind of  browser and plug-in to use. But here is the good news; Linux is already using Mozilla Firefox as a default browser. This workshop will describe how to use additional plug-ins to browse the Internet more secure but also anonymously on a Mandriva 2008 Spring client.

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