LibreWolf: a privacy-focused Firefox fork

Free wolf

If you are looking for a good alternative to web browsers like Brave or Tor Browser, then you should know LibreWolf. It is a derivative of Mozilla Firefox, but modified to protect privacy and anonymity for the user. Among other things, an improved security system has been included, a search engine such as DuckDUckGo, Startpage, Searx and Owant, among others, as well as an integrated ad blocker and all telemetry functions have been removed, making it one of the browsers that respect your privacy the most.

Also, of course it's from open source, free, cross-platform (available for various Linux, OpenBSD, MacOS, and Windows distros), and quite promising in many ways. You just have to see its list of features to realize it:

  • System to delete cookies and data from the website when closing.
  • Only include search engines that respect your privacy, such as those listed above.
  • Implement uBlockOrigin ad blocker.
  • Tracking Protection in strict mode to block trackers.
  • Removes tracking elements from URLs.
  • Total Cookie Protection or dFPI.
  • Tor Uplift or RFP to avoid fingerprints while browsing.
  • Protects from the language tracker of the browser and the operating system.
  • Disable WebGL to avoid fingerprinting.
  • Prevents operating system sniffers.
  • Use Mozilla's location API, less invasive than Google's.
  • Protect your IP when using WebRTC.
  • Force DNS and WebRTC inside a proxy server for added security.
  • Disables IPv6 by default.
  • Turn off search and form history.
  • Turn off autocomplete.
  • It also disables link preloading and speculative connections.
  • Disable cache and clear temporary on close.
  • It uses CRL as a certificate revocation mechanism.
  • Firefox security patches are applied to prevent vulnerabilities.
  • Enable HTTPS only mode.
  • Includes firewalls.
  • Enables stricter negotiation rules for TLS/SSL.
  • Excludes SHA-1 certificates.
  • Disables scripting in the built-in PDF reader.
  • Protects against homograph IDN attacks.
  • Revert TLS downgrades.
  • And more…

Learn more about LibreWolf and download – Official Web


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