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Post Posted August 14th, 2015, 1:23 am

Fox Web Security
https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/fox-web-security/

Fox Web Security is designed to protect you and your children against the dangers of the Internet!

This add-on automatically blocks known dangerous websites.
It also can block unwanted content that is not suitable for children.

In contrast to the existing add-ons - Fox Web Security is very small and run like the wind.
But a high speed and small size do not mean that it will perform a bad job!

Thanks to professionals in the anti-virus domain and the innovative algorithms of this add-on, Fox Web Security provides high-level protection.

This add-on provides protection from web threats and restricts access to adult content on the basis of information from well-known, safe and free DNS servers:

For more information please visit the page:
https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/fox-web-security/
Last edited by pag77 on December 13th, 2015, 4:28 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 5:35 am

version 1.02-1.03 is released
https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/fox-web-security/

changes:
added: German locale (thanks Rotzbua)
added: Polish locale (thanks Maciej Bojakowski)
fixed: minor bug fixes

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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 5:49 am

The concept is interesting but there is one point which bothers me, that is if it's pertinent :

Normally, be it with the system's default DNS or any other DNS provider chosen by the user, the active DNS provider knows (and most often logs) the user's session.
Now, with this add-on, it won't be one but three DNS providers which will know/log the user's session. Is this correct?

Thanks for clearing this assumption, the only question mark triggered with this extension here.
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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 5:59 am

I do not use DNS-session.
I make a direct request.
DNS-server knows only about the Domain and IP from where the request is made

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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 6:16 am

pag77 wrote:I do not use DNS-session.
I make a direct request.
DNS-server knows only about the Domain and IP from where the request is made

Thanks for your speedy reply.
"The DNS-server knows [...](the) IP from where the request is made", so the DNS-server knows the user's IP. That's what is bothering me and confirms, as I read and understand your answer, my awareness mentioned in this post.
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pag77
 
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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 6:23 am

WebVoyager wrote:only the destination url

No! Not url! only Domain!

example:
Url: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefo ... -security/
Domain: addons.mozilla.org

WebVoyager wrote:so the DNS-server knows the user's IP

Yes. only domain and only IP

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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 6:35 am

pag77, looks like there's a misunderstanding.

You have written above :
"DNS-server knows only about the Domain and IP from where the request is made"

The IP from where the request is made means the user's IP unless you mean the IP of the requested destination.

If I type http://www.destination-x.com, this url is sent to my DNS server to resolve it and, with your add-on, sent to the three DNS servers as well for them to associate that destination IP with privacy data they may have concerning that destination. Correct?

Now, what I wish to know is if the user's IP is sent to your three DNS servers together with the user's destination url.

My IP, my computer's IP is of the form : 89.xx.xxx.xxx -- Is this sent to the three DNS servers as is it sent to my DNS resolver?

Thanks.
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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 6:51 am

addon makes a direct request from your computer to the DNS server.
addon does not use a proxy or any other intermediary for hiding (or for transfer to third parties) your IP address
addon does not use the full URL - addon uses only domain

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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 7:39 am

pag77 wrote:addon makes a direct request from your computer to the DNS server.
addon does not use a proxy or any other intermediary for hiding (or for transfer to third parties) your IP address
addon does not use the full URL - addon uses only domain


I know that. You are not answering my question, perhaps because you haven't understood it correctly.
I'll try to contact Oleksandr, the add-on's developer, as he seems to be more fluent in English, at least his AMO is clear and understandable even if it lacks to bring any precision concerning the transferred data content.

Thanks anyway.
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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 7:45 am

Oleksandr - that's me! :)

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Post Posted December 7th, 2015, 11:12 am

WebVoyager wrote:Now, what I wish to know is if the user's IP is sent to your three DNS servers together with the user's destination url.

My IP, my computer's IP is of the form : 89.xx.xxx.xxx -- Is this sent to the three DNS servers as is it sent to my DNS resolver?


Of course it is. How do you think the DNS servers know where to send the reply?

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Post Posted December 13th, 2015, 4:29 am

version 1.05 is released
https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/fox-web-security/

changes:
added: Comodo DNS

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Post Posted January 19th, 2016, 4:00 am

version 2.01
https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/fox-web-security/

changes:
added: Settings: Password Protect
added: locked Menu -> Help -> "Restart with Add-ons Disabled" when enabled the password protect
added: locked disable/uninstall addon when enabled the password protect
added: locked change/reset settings "extensions.s3security." via about:config when enabled the password protect
added: action menu for icon in urlbar
added: Settings: enable/disable DNS Servers
added: Settings: enable/disable icon in the address bar
fixed: normal work for multi-process (e10s) in Nightly

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Post Posted January 22nd, 2016, 9:05 pm

Thanks for the app- already helping me keep this computer safer on the internet. Whenever you make another update, is it possible to make it so I can add phrases to the blacklist, instead of just full URL sites? I ask because I know it's possible to view inappropriate material just using search engines, but I could waylay that option if I could add words to the blacklist to prevent them from being searchable, ya know what I mean?
Thanks, hope the suggestion is helpful.
David.L.D.

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Post Posted January 23rd, 2016, 2:26 am

david.l.d, please example (with images if this possible)

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