Sunday, December 11, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple AirPods Will Miss Holiday Season
Japan Display To Receive ¥50 bil. Support From Government
Google Said to Bring Internet To Cubans
Super Mario Run Won't Play Offline
U.S. Confirms Samsung and LG Dumped Washers
Xiaomi Electric Vehicle Launch on Monday, Yeelight LED Ceiling Light Launched
Hon Hai, Sharp To Build Massive LCD TV Plant In China
U.S. To Review Cyber Attacks Beyond 2016 Election
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Lightbe...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, October 25, 2013
Lightbeam for Firefox Lets You See Who Is Monitoring You


Mozilla has released Lightbeam, a Firefox plugin that visualizes which sites are tracking your browsing history and how those sites are connected.

Lightbeam is a Firefox add-on that enables you to see the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web. Using interactive visualizations, Lightbeam shows you the relationships between these third parties and the sites you visit.

As you browse, Lightbeam reveals the full depth of the Web today, including parts that are not transparent to the average user. Using three interactive graphic representations -Graph, Clock and List - Lightbeam enables you to examine individual third parties over time and space, identify where they connect to your online activity and provides ways for you to engage with this unique view of the Web.

When you activate Lightbeam and visit a website, sometimes called the first party, the add-on creates a real time visualization of all the third parties that are active on that page. The default visualization is called the Graph view. As you then browse to a second site, the add-on highlights the third parties that are also active there and shows which third parties have seen you at both sites. The visualization grows with every site you visit and every request made from your browser. In addition to the Graph view, you can also see your data in a Clock view to examine connections over a 24-hour period or in a List view to drill down into individual sites.

As a default, all info generated and used for Lightbeam's visualizations and features are stored locally on your computer. You may also reset Lightbeam to erase your locally stored connection history, disable it to stop data collection or uninstall it to instantly remove all locally stored data related to Lightbeam.




Previous
Next
PS4 Firmware Update To Add New Features To The Upcoming Console        All News        New MTV Series To Debut On App
IBM Method Protects Data Before Sending It To The Cloud     General Computing News      New MTV Series To Debut On App

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Next Firefox Browser Will Block Adobe's Flash
Latest Firefox Browser Brings Improvements To Tabs and Video
Firefox Edges Out Microsoft For First Time in Browser Wars
Firefox for iOS Gets Security Features
Firefox To Continue Support For Windows XP Support
Firefox OS Still Alive In Panasonic New Ultra HD TVs
Mozilla Pulls The Plug On Firefox Smartphone OS
Firefox Can Now Get Push Notifications From Your Favorite Sites
Firefox 64-bit Browser Released For Windows PCs
Mozilla Nixes Firefox OS, Announces Content Blocker for iOS
Firefox Now Available On iOS
Mozilla Engances Yahoo Search Experience for Firefox

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .