- HTTPS Everywhere. A web browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera, a collaboration by The Tor project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Its purpose is to automatically make websites use the more secure HTTPS connection instead of HTTP.”
- AdBlock Plus. This is another extension similar to Ghostery, but aimed at automatically blocking ads – it also blocks ad servers from tracking you.
- Ghostery. Allows users to detect and control web bugs which are objects embedded in a web page, invisible to the user, that allow the collection of data on the user’s browsing habits.” This means it stops the various servers owned by large corps such as Google, Facebook, Twitter from automatically tracking when you visit a website with their embedded code in it.