Malwarebytes Firewall Interface for Windows Defender Firewall, Added all but Adobe Reader Firewall Hardening measures in Hard_Configurartor, several Group Policy settings enabled. SRP - Default-deny -Hard_Configurator_6_latest: High setting
-Full BitLocker encrypted system partition.
-BIOS: passworded, Memory Protection, Intel Virtualization & Intel VT-d- enabled
Periodic malware scanners
Malware sample testing
I do not participate in malware testing
Browser(s) and extensions
Firefox latest (primary), MS Edge
-uBlockO -CSS Exfil
Lastpass and Browser's built-in
Occasional system images using IFW (Image for Windows) and Disk cleanup using built-in Disk cleaner
File and Photo backup
-Separate, encrypted partition
IFW (Image for Windows)
Browsing to popular websites
Browsing to unknown / untrusted / shady sites
Opening email attachments
Streaming audio/video content from trusted sites or paid subscriptions
Streaming audio/video content from shady sites
Device name Lenovo-E580
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz 2.70 GHz
Installed RAM 8.00 GB (7.86 GB usable)
System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor
It's broken a couple site on me, so I've disabled it for them.
I wanted to ask: this is one person's opinion on which extensions are worthwhile, especially with regards to complementing the incomparable and extraordinary uBlockO. Are there others who support this stance against the effectiveness of LocalCDN, and do they suggest better alternatives? I'm reluctant to remove - or even add - an extension based upon the opinions of a lone individual. Thanks.
Are there others who support this stance against the effectiveness of LocalCDN, and do they suggest better alternatives? I'm reluctant to remove - or even add - an extension based upon the opinions of a lone individual. Thanks.
There are MT users who rely little on "privacy" extensions other than an adblocker, following the "less is more" theory. LocalCDN provides some small benefit on FF and virtually none in chromium browsers. It is especially pointless if using µBO in medium or especially hard mode. Decentraleyes is the only alternative I know of, and it provides even less benefit as it's updated rarely and has less frameworks, etc.
There are some restrictions for Chrome and Chromium based browsers. While both browsers support the WebExtensionsAPI, there are still differences. Chromium unfortunately doesn't support all the cool features of LocalCDN.
The best suggestion is always to keep a very minimal addons setup, but you might want to give a try to the ones below, either to block more granularly trackers, or to migrate to a good password manager. (LocalCDN is not on the list)