What you need to know
- A new version of Firefox is now available.
- Version 91 brings a new Enhanced Cookie Cleaning feature.
- It will let users fully erase their browser history for any website, and the cookies on their computer.
A new version of the popular browser Firefox will let users fully erase their browser history for any website, whilst deleting all of the cookies on their computer.
The company announced version 91 of its browser stating:
We are pleased to announce a new, major privacy enhancement to Firefox's cookie handling that lets you fully erase your browser history for any website. Today's new version of Firefox Strict Mode lets you easily delete all cookies and supercookies that were stored on your computer by a website or by any trackers embedded in it.
The new feature means you can tell Firefox to forget about a website, which automatically gets rid of all cookies, supercookies, and data stored for that website, it means you can delete all traces of a website, even "sneaky third party cookies".
To enable ECC you have to have Strict Tracking Protection enabled. You can read Mozilla's full announcement here.