[CentOS] C5 : Firefox 38 bug

Sat Jun 13 01:03:58 UTC 2015
jd1008 <jd1008 at gmail.com>

On 06/12/2015 01:35 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Fri, June 12, 2015 2:03 pm, Jonathan Billings wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 12:38:35PM -0600, jd1008 wrote:
>>> I was just using that as an example of damaging javascripts.
>>> The current version of noscript no longer tells the number of
>>> javascrits that are blocked out of the total (per web site).
>>> In the older versions, I would dlete all entries in the visible
>>> whitelist, and would visit new websites. It would list some
>>> n javascripts blocked out of m scripts.
>>> Clicking on 'options' tab on bottom, I would not see the
>>> 'allowed' scripts listed.
>> So, you're scaring people away from a privacy-enhancing tool with
>> unprovable claims of a hidden whitelist?  Which I can't find in the
>> javascript source of the XPI?  Also, based on your conversations with
>> someone who worked at a company that hasn't existed since 2009?
>> I get it, you've got some concerns about the security of the web
>> model.  But adjust your tin foil hat, you're picking up Fox News on
>> that thing.
>> For the record, I use NoScript, Ghostery and uBlock, and am happy with
>> the experience (for the most part).
>> I also heavily use Firefox profiles, and only use a completely
>> separate profile for certain operations, such as online banking.  I've
>> been playing with using the SELinux sandbox program too, but its just
>> too convenient to be able to copy-paste into firefox, which sandbox
>> blocks. I don't use the same profile for Facebook (*sigh*, yeah) and
>> just random browsing.  I'm certain that a certain amount of private
>> information leaks out when I'm browsing forums or catching up with the
>> news, but unfortunately, that's the tax you pay when you use the web.
> Speaking of privacy... I would recommend people to check out tor project:
> https://www.torproject.org/
> they have nice browser (codebase of which is Mozila Firefox, - they didn't
> find better workhorse yet...). One  privacy aspect that wasn't mentioned
> here is you internet provider being able to see your traffic (destination
> at least) and analyze that. This is what tor project helps with. But other
> aspects are also well lit on their website, including what information you
> disclose yourself (often even not realizing that).
> I hope, this helps someone.
> Valeri
I looked into tor.
Too complicated to set up, and
I only use hotspots :(
Home internet with good speed is way
too expensive here.

instead of a fixed IP address.