Internet became major hub for companies to collect users data for marketing purposes.They relay on your browsing sessions and track your cookies. Cookies contain information that websites have gathered about you and stored on your computer as small text files.Each browsing session can be recorded and the site as you click on each link. Ghostery is a simple extension available for Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer, as well as a standalone app available for iOS. It stops companies to track your private data for their Advertising business.
The program’s interface is simple and works top right corner of the browser as a Pac Man style Ghost icon.After installing extension when you open a webpage Ghostery detects information gathering scripts on a Web page, a link appears that shows the number of trackers found. Ghostery is a free extension available for all major web browser.