Mozilla Firefox 70 Brings New Privacy Protection Features

By | October 24, 2019

Mozilla pushed out a new update of Firefox web browser. This is a major security update to safeguard your PC systems. It comes with a built-in password manager and an enhanced privacy protection and security features. If Firefox is your default web browser, then you must check for this update as it offers a secure environment to surf the web-world. 

Firefox 70 comes has a new tool called Firefox Lockwise. This is a built-in password manager tool that provides a special locker to store and share your passwords across the devices. It also has a special password generator function that lets you create a hard password for logins on different websites.

Apart from this, the latest edition of Firefox brings many security protection features against spying on your activities by different websites. Most websites use cookies which stores your web surfing activities. However, the updated Firefox browser now blocks cross-site tracking cooking from popular websites such as Facebook, YouTube etc.

Your web behavior and other activities won’t be tracked by the websites as this new security feature protects your privacy and blocks such websites from fetching your information.

Apart from this, the browser also includes an Enhanced Tracking Protection. This new protection feature provides all the information about the websites and URLs which are tracking your web surfing activities. It also sends out information to other websites and tools.

The updated Firefox added a new Extended Validation indicator. This indicator moved to the identity popup with a lock icon. When you click on to the lock icon, you will be able to see the full report of the websites and other information which is important for you to know.

Additionally, the latest update brings a bunch of additional security and bug fixes. The browser has become smoother and offers faster web surfing experience than the previous edition.

The browser has an advanced power consumption stats that reduce the actual consumption of power and extends the battery life. It uses 37% fewer resources when you play a video on the browser which ultimately saves your battery life.

The new Firefox 70 is available for download for all the PC and Smartphone platforms. You can get it for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS platforms from the respective stores.