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Firefox is a web browser, a descendant of Mozilla. It emerged as a serious competitor to Internet Explorer, with improved security as one of its features. While Firefox no longer has a stellar security record, security professionals still appreciate it for its wide selection of security-related add-ons, including Tamper Data, Firebug, and NoScript.
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Latest release: version 28.0 on March 18, 2014 (1 month ago).
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Latest release: version 22.214.171.124 on Jan. 22, 2014 (2 months, 3 weeks ago).
Tamper Data is an add-on for Firefox that lets you view and modify HTTP requests before they are sent. It shows what information the web browser is sending on your behalf, such as cookies and hidden form fields. Use of this plugin can reveal web applications that trust the client not to misbehave.
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Latest release: version 10.1.1 on Feb. 11, 2010 (4 years, 2 months ago).
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Latest release: version 1.11.4 on May 23, 2013 (11 months ago).