Firefox is one of the standard web browsers and it’s utilized by a large number of clients over the globe and Mozilla has patched up its Firefox Test Pilot program, and claims that it will concentrate more on privacy-centric features.
On 18th September Mozilla reported another product that could give Firefox clients considerably more security on the web called the Firefox Private Network (VPN). The thought behind Firefox Private Network is to give you the capacity to mask your browser activity when you are on an open Wi-Fi system or simply need to avoid ad-trackers.
“One of the key learnings from recent events is that there is growing demand for privacy features,” Wood said. “The Firefox Private Network is an extension [that] provides a secure, encrypted path to the web to protect your connection and your personal information anywhere and everywhere you use your Firefox browser.”
Following are some of the main features of the Firefox Private Network mentioned by the organization;
- Protection when in public Wi-Fi access points
- Internet protocol (IP) addresses are hidden, so it’s harder to track you
- Toggle switch on at any time
It is free to use (for the time being) to anybody situated in the United States with a Firefox account and the desktop Firefox browser (Windows, Mac or Linux).
The Firefox Private Network likewise has a toggle button that makes it simple to initiate for a particular browsing session. So after establishment, you can tap on the new icon that appears on the right edge of the toolbar. This symbol will give you a chance to switch the VPN on or off, contingent upon your inclination.
To try it out, go to https://private-network.firefox.com/ and install the browser extension.
Mozilla will sign in the criticism got from the community to enhance the usefulness of the Firefox Private Network.