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Protect Yourself Against Firesheep Attacks

Firesheep is a Firefox extension that basically allows anyone you are sharing a wireless network with to discover and access certain online sessions that you are logged into. Many sites encrypt information only for your initial log in; once you… Continue Reading →

View Online Images as a 3D Slideshow

Cooliris is an app for iPhone and iPad users that provides an interactive slideshow view of images and videos you find online.   The Cooliris plugin is currently compatible with:  Flickr, Facebook, Instagram,  and more.  Once you install Cooliris, all you… Continue Reading →

Setting your Default Web Browser

When you click on links from emails or documents, your default Web browser will open these URLs. For example, if you use Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer is usually set as the default Web browser, unless you change it. If you… Continue Reading →

Save Web Forms as you Type with Lazarus

If you’ve ever lost your work when typing in an online form, posting content to Blackboard or writing webmail, then you know how frustrating it can be!  Next time you can prevent this inconvenience by installing a very helpful Firefox add-on, Lazarus:… Continue Reading →

Private Web Browsing

When you surf the Internet, your Web browser stores various information from the websites you visit on your local hard drive. While the storage of Web browsing information may be convenient on your personal computer, if you use a shared… Continue Reading →

Enhance your Web Browsing Experience with Firefox Add-ons

Whether or not you are already using Mozilla Firefox for Web browsing, it’s helpful to know how you can extend Firefox to more precisely meet your needs.  Firefox Add-ons, such as themes and extensions, are small pieces of software that… Continue Reading →

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