Download Cocoon for Firefox
Designed and developed for Windows 98, 2000, 2003, 7, NT, Me, XP, and Vista systems; Cocoon for Firefox is, as suggested by its name, a Firefox plugin utility that is intended to help users secure their web-based tasks and interactions, even when accessing the net using public based Wi-Fi connections. A product that has been designed and developed by Virtual World Computing, you can avail this tool as a free to use software application. The tool claims to be an all in one solution that is capable of taking care of all your online security needs, including online privacy and anti-virus protection.
You can start using this utility for free, but you need to register online with the publishers. The tool guarantees to offer you privacy by keeping your system secure from users trying to hack into your system, malicious applications, and cookie files. You can enjoy the security offered by this plugin software by logging into your Cocoon account from any computer anywhere in the world. Therefore, you can ensure your online privacy and security even when accessing the internet from a public system or a public Wi-Fi connection. The tool offers the option to create multiple user accounts based on your email applications. The application offers online privacy by using the traffic routing technology, which routes your traffic through proxy servers to secure your IP address from other online users or prying applications.
The tool is simple to install and easy to use. It also offers an extensive Help feature that is integrated with video based tutorials to help new users. Although the tool is a bit resource intensive and can slow down your browsing speed, the security features that it offers compensate this drawback to a large extent. You also have the option to secure yourself from Facebook tracking, and the process is as simple as clicking a check box. Some of the activities that you can manually configure include removing cookies, manipulating the data typed into online forms, and viewing and managing your browsing history data. There is also a Mailslot tool that you can use to secure your email activities in various accounts. The tool also offers support for mobile devices.