Is memory cache a vulnerability of disclosure of sensitive information?

According to FAQ of Caching Mechanism (mozilla.org), it is by design to cache “documents specifically marked for "not caching" through-- "Pragma: no-cache" or a "Cache-co… (read more)

According to FAQ of Caching Mechanism (mozilla.org), it is by design to cache “documents specifically marked for "not caching" through-- "Pragma: no-cache" or a "Cache-control:" directive specified as an HTTP response header” in memory to improve performance. So, it is possible for you to view sensitive information from the Firefox memory cache after you log out an web application and keep Firefox open.

Asked by yong-liang.liu 3 hours ago

Remotely add exception to Saved Passwords for specific sites

Good afternoon! We need to add a "Saved Password Exception" to Firefox on several remote computers on our network (Non-Domain). We do not want to block the saving of all … (read more)

Good afternoon!

We need to add a "Saved Password Exception" to Firefox on several remote computers on our network (Non-Domain). We do not want to block the saving of all passwords, but want to specify a few websites to never ask or prompt to save.

I was hoping I could do this with Mozilla.cfg or Policies.json, and distribute it over the network to each PC. All I have found is a way of blocking all site password save-prompts with "signon.rememberSignons" in the Mozilla.cfg.

Any suggestions on how to set exceptions for specific sites with either using the Mozilla.cfg or Policies.json? Otherwise I may need to edit the firefox configuration manyally on each PC.

Suggestions?

Thanks everyone!

Asked by ar550n1c 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

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Allow Site for Pop-Ups in Firefox Remotely

Good afternoon, We have a large quantity of PC's that we need to add a Pop-Up exception to for Firefox. Is there a way to add this desired website pop-up exception via a … (read more)

Good afternoon, We have a large quantity of PC's that we need to add a Pop-Up exception to for Firefox.

Is there a way to add this desired website pop-up exception via a script remotely? I know where to go to manually add a Pop-Up exception (Settings/Privacy & security/Allowed Website Pop-Up's). But is there a way to script this? Can this even be locked with a PrefLock line in a Mozilla.cfg file? I did a little digging and did not see anything. That would be ideal.

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!

Please note that the remote machines are NOT a part of a domain. But I have complete connectivity to them as an administrator on the same network.

Asked by ar550n1c 7 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 7 hours ago

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Southwest sends me an email after I browse for fares

When I browse for fares on Southwest Airlines, but don't book, I get an email a few minutes later urging me to book the flight. I was not signed in to SW at the time and… (read more)

When I browse for fares on Southwest Airlines, but don't book, I get an email a few minutes later urging me to book the flight. I was not signed in to SW at the time and I was in private browsing mode. How did Southwest connect that browsing session to my email?

Asked by cayoumans29 13 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 12 hours ago

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RealClearPolitics says "We've noticed you are blocking ads" when I'm not.

Realclearpolitics.com says I'm blocking ads. I've turned off all my add-ins and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protections for the site. The site is detecting something, bu… (read more)

Realclearpolitics.com says I'm blocking ads. I've turned off all my add-ins and turned off Enhanced Tracking Protections for the site. The site is detecting something, but, I don't know what.

I'm using Firefox on a MAC. It is the latest version (93.0 64 bit).

Can you help?

Asked by MikeT 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

Defended download completely failed! Can't disable it! File damaged!

Almost 4-5 months I can't download anything with suspicious code inside (repack or keygen, or test compiled file, 4ex. from Github) cause FF defense blocks it every time … (read more)

Almost 4-5 months I can't download anything with suspicious code inside (repack or keygen, or test compiled file, 4ex. from Github) cause FF defense blocks it every time even when it's disabled! And even when I manually allow to download this zipped file, I get an error message of damaged archive file format! FF crashes and damages my files!!! (Don't try to point on my other defense software - I don't use it and everything is disabled, and other browsers works good). This is very important bug for me, so I already think to change and migrate to Opera or another browser.

Asked by Mike Vaghur 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 17 hours ago

Disable extensions from Toolbar / Containers for an extensions

There are extensions that I am not using 99% of the time or use them at one website. There a two options: Make UX more friendly: add button to list an extensions with c… (read more)

There are extensions that I am not using 99% of the time or use them at one website.

There a two options:

  • Make UX more friendly: add button to list an extensions with checklist to disable OR add "Disable extension" option inside menu between "Manage extension" and "Remove extension" (by right mouse click at extension icon at Toolbar.
  • Be cool if Mozilla Team will develop mechanism to switch between extension modes. As example I create my default exts mode (ublock, firefox notes, multi-account containers), but also time by time I save webpages by SingleFile extension, also I use proxy extensions so I create list for it. Lists may be as additional (default + proxy) as independent from scratch (proxy only).

Why? Privacy by isolation processes in the browser.

Asked by FirefoxIsAwesome 18 hours ago

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Yahoo email will not allow sign in on Firefox

When trying to sign in to currently.att.yahoo.com via Firefox to access old Yahoo/pacbell email address, it creates an endless loop asking to create a new password, but w… (read more)

When trying to sign in to currently.att.yahoo.com via Firefox to access old Yahoo/pacbell email address, it creates an endless loop asking to create a new password, but will not allow sign in or access to email. ATT Customer service suggested signing in on ATT.COM via Chrome or Edge, which works just fine. Sign in does not work on Firefox ~ not sure what the problem is, or who is at fault... Anyone else have this problem?

Asked by rdelapp 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 20 hours ago

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website logins

firefox logs me into a particular site even though save passwords is turned off and none are listed as saved. this happens even after closing firefox and opening a new wi… (read more)

firefox logs me into a particular site even though save passwords is turned off and none are listed as saved. this happens even after closing firefox and opening a new window. i logged in last week to this site, and opened it today and its still logged in.

Asked by Gieto 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Local Storage disabled

When working in Ancestry.com I am having a problem when I try to upload pictures. I get a banner across the top saying my Local Storage is disabled. I have deleted histor… (read more)

When working in Ancestry.com I am having a problem when I try to upload pictures. I get a banner across the top saying my Local Storage is disabled. I have deleted history and about everything it has said to try but to no avail. This just started about 2-3 weeks ago. Before that it has always worked correctly. Not sure it this was due to Microsoft 11 loaded, newer version of Firefox or something. It is causing me to have to go to Google Chrome which has other issues with screen prints which work much better in Firefox. How can his be fixed.

Asked by Pat Hawkins 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

FF 93 NOT Saving Passwords

Have just updated to a newer iMac which will run FF V93 (64 Bit) and having to manually insert each and every password and FF IS NOT Saving them even though it prompts me… (read more)

Have just updated to a newer iMac which will run FF V93 (64 Bit) and having to manually insert each and every password and FF IS NOT Saving them even though it prompts me to save them. All boxes are ticked in the Security section to Save them... WHAT am I missing here???? This is driving me nuts as I have spent hours and hours retracing my steps over and over again.

Asked by elmorr76 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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I need Firefox to save a password on my home page

I need Firefox to save a password on my home page. I can't figure out how to get it to where it asks, "Do you want to save this password?" and I say, "Yes". I have tried … (read more)

I need Firefox to save a password on my home page. I can't figure out how to get it to where it asks, "Do you want to save this password?" and I say, "Yes". I have tried clearing my history (Can't find cookies).

Thanks for your help!

Asked by glemay777 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

Please unlock my account (valid email)

Hi, I have been using Firefox sync for many years now. I just got a new computer and when I tried to connect with my account, I received a message saying Firefox has lock… (read more)

Hi,

I have been using Firefox sync for many years now. I just got a new computer and when I tried to connect with my account, I received a message saying Firefox has locked my account.

Would you please fix this asap? I use your browser to work and not having my account back would force me to switch to Chromium, which I don't want to. Please note my account and my email address are both legit. Thanks

Asked by Ramen 5 days ago

Last reply by Ramen 1 day ago

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Enabling addons on per website basis

Hi, I found some discussion related (https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/disable-add-ons-on-specific-website/33693) but no solution yet. This is imho a big flaw in the privac… (read more)

Hi,

I found some discussion related (https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/disable-add-ons-on-specific-website/33693) but no solution yet.

This is imho a big flaw in the privacy of users.

There are trivial cases, for example if I use a YouTube downloader plugin, I obviously want it to monitor my browsing ONLY when I'm on youtube.com...

And there are some critical cases: when I browse my web banking, or when I go on some trading website, I don't want my financial operations to be at risk because of an add-on that is very useful everywhere but on those site.

However, I don't want to exclude all the add-ons for those website too, that would be just too much.

I think there's already a coding base in place, since you can disable each add-on when using private windows. This could be enhanced by having a system of whitelist/blacklist instead. And this feature would actually make more sense than using a private window.

Another way would be to have this feature on per container, instead of per website, than would work well too.

People have different activities, and some requires useful plugins, that are very specific. I mean Keepass's add-on (for example) is useful everywhere, but many add-ons are related to one activity at a time.

For example, if I'm a marketer and want to analyze website, I'll use add-ons for having stats on metadata or keywords or even real time reports from Alexa or from AliExpress, etc...

But when I'm reading my email, I'm not happy those add-ons can see my data.

That would be tedious to disable all those plugins every time I change activity, especially since we are productive humans so obviously we need to alternate those activities doing multitask all the time.

And the private window option is not flexible enough for that kind of multitasking, when containers are.

I hope this helps everyone understand clearly why I think my request is not only a real user need, but also currently a flaw in users privacy since most people will not trade the comfort of their add-ons for some privacy concern they don't always understand...

I know this is some kind of feature request more than ask for help, but https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/ is out of service so I don't know where to address my concern here.

Thanks for helping me pushing this idea forward.

Asked by Stopi 2 weeks ago

Answered by Seburo 2 weeks ago

deletion of my firefox account with the username [email address] is needed as i no loger have access to it at all

good day Mozilla support how are you.s today i would like you.s to delet of my Firefox account with the username [email address] is needed as i no longer have access to i… (read more)

good day Mozilla support how are you.s today i would like you.s to delet of my Firefox account with the username [email address] is needed as i no longer have access to it at all and cannot delete from my side as i have lost access to it your assistance and help with this would be greatly appreciated and accepted

Asked by donovangregg 3 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

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deletion of firefox account with the email address [email address] as i have no longer got access to it

Good day Firefox support how are you.s today i would like delete my Firefox account with the email address [email address] i no longer have any access to it and the reco… (read more)

Good day Firefox support how are you.s today i would like delete my Firefox account with the email address [email address] i no longer have any access to it and the recovery codes tied to it

Asked by donovangregg 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

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deletion of firefox account with the email address [email address] needed as i have no longer got access to it

GOOD DAY MOZILLA FIREFOX SUPPORT HOW ARE YOU.S TODAY I WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP WITH DELETING MY FIREFOX ACCOUNT WITH THE EMAIL ADDRESS [email address] as i no longer have a… (read more)

GOOD DAY MOZILLA FIREFOX SUPPORT HOW ARE YOU.S TODAY I WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP WITH DELETING MY FIREFOX ACCOUNT WITH THE EMAIL ADDRESS [email address] as i no longer have access to it at all

Asked by donovangregg 2 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

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Ask to save logins and passwords for websites

The check box 'Ask to save logins and passwords for web sites' keeps unchecking itself. It used to work fine. Now, it doesn't. And consequently, the sub-item 'Autofill lo… (read more)

The check box 'Ask to save logins and passwords for web sites' keeps unchecking itself. It used to work fine. Now, it doesn't. And consequently, the sub-item 'Autofill logins and passwords' won't work either.

Every time I open the browser to login to a website that has the login details saved, nothing happens. I have to go into settings every time and re-check the main checkbox (i.e. 'Ask to save...') in order to also activate 'Autofill...'.

This is really frustrating and annoying. Why won't the box stay checked? Hope you can come up with an answer. Many thanks.

Asked by MM555 2 days ago

Answered by MM555 1 day ago