While perusing about:config(changed NOTHING!), i noticed an entry:"network.websocket.allowInsecureFromHTTPS"-should I be concerned? Sounds bad to me...
To be clear-- I've never edited any about:config entries before, without following explicit instructions to do so, by a trusted source(i.e., Firefox Help). Out of curiosity though, I like to browse the entries once in a while, and seem to have developed a "sixth sense" in detecting things that don't seem right. My "gut" is rarely wrong! The entry in question: "network.websocket.allowInsecureFromHTTPS" sure seems like a bad thing to me, I've never seen it before. Have I been hacked?(I've just updated FF, I have it set to update automatically) Does this signify compromised https pages that I visit?
Additional System Details
- Shockwave Flash 11.6 r602
- iTunes Detector Plug-in
- Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.15.2 for Mozilla browsers
- NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
- Google Update
- Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.6
- Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
- Amazon MP3 Downloader Plugin 1.0.17
- The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
- VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.2
- A plugin to detect whether the Adobe Application Manager is installed on this machine.
- Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 188.8.131.526
- Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 184.108.40.2065
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:19.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/19.0
hello, per default network.websocket.allowInsecureFromHTTPS should be set to false.
Thanks, it is set to "false." You have put my mind at ease on that one!