In the never-ending quest for browser security, Firefox has started implementing safeguards to only allow signed extensions. I found this out after upgrading to Firefox 41 as my installed version of “Deque FireEyes” stopped working. Thankfully, there is a workaround in Firefox 41, but it goes away in Firefox 42.
- Firefox 40: warning only!
- Firefox 41: workaround, via:
xpinstall.signatures.required = false
- Firefox 42: BLOCKED! unless signed
This topic has been in the media ALOT lately, for the less technical individuals here’s a simple way to get at the information.
For (mostly) anonymous access to the ‘dark internet’…. it’s not as ominous and illegal as you might think, you can download a browser here:
If you don’t mind being (possibly) tracked by your IP Address, you can just download a Torrent client such as Transmission or µTorrent.
The torrent file can then be accessed here: