AutoComplete not only makes it easier for you to automatically fill in forms and logon to secure sites – it also makes it easier for Trojans and hackers to gain access to your personal data and logon credentials. Here’s how to clear the sensitive data stored by AutoComplete and how to disable the feature to protect yourself from compromise.
1. Open the Firefox browser.
2. From the Firefox menu, select ‘Tools’
3. Select ‘Options’
4. Click ‘Privacy’
5. Click ‘Saved Forms’
I’ve just seen your video Optimize Your ISP’s Slow Internet Connection, and I’m kind of an expert on this subject because I have been using dial-up and slow speed connections for all my life and I have only recently updated to a wireless HUAWEI 2G and 3G connection. Anyway, during my time using dial-up I came up with different ways to speed up my connection and here are some of them. By the way, these can also be used for any slow connection speed. I used these techniques when I “upgraded” from dial-up to GPRS via cellular Bluetooth, which was 1KB faster than dial up. Anyway, here we go.
Blocking some programs from connecting to the Internet (like WinAmp player, which automatically tries to check for updates). You’d be surprised how many applications try connecting to the Internet behind your back. I’ve caught my Windows Explorer connecting to the Internet; after looking up the IP thinking it was some Trojan, It turned out to be windows.com. Many people have complained about this, claiming it’s spyware. This is one reason I think Open Source operating systems are much better! More »