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WRONG IP and location sent in notification mail - SECURITY ISSUE ?!

I have updated the Two-Spep verification settings at my firefox account. NOW, the mails I received have IP adresses with "Boardman, OR, United States", WRONG CONTINENT! … (Lesen Sie mehr)

I have updated the Two-Spep verification settings at my firefox account.

NOW, the mails I received have IP adresses with "Boardman, OR, United States", WRONG CONTINENT!

  • There is no other device linked.
  • The notifications mails with wrong location should be related to my setting update. There is no other mail that indicates my account changes.
  • My IP address is located to my country, I checked in firefox on a IP check website.

Looks like a problem from firefox!

Mails: 1. Account recovery key generated - correct, I did this in account settings

  • ... Germany - correct location and IP

2. Account recovery key removed - correct, I did this in account settings

  • Boardman, OR, United States (estimated)
  • IP address: 54.190.54.119"' 1:22:09 AM (PDT) Friday, Mar 19, 2021

3. Two-step verification enabled - correct, I did this in account settings

  • Boardman, OR, United States (estimated)
  • IP address: 34.214.206.92 3:12:14 AM (PDT) Friday, Mar 19, 2021

I activated recovery, deactivated recovery and activated Two-step instead.

The mails said: ".. your Firefox Account from the following device ...", my device is in germany, not "Boardman" US.

I am seriously worried!

The arrived Mail sequence is correct, I made these three changes. But what is happening with location and IP here?!

Gefragt von hoMain vor 2 Monaten

Letzte Antwort von hoMain vor 2 Monaten

Logged in device location completely wrong on https://accounts.firefox.com/settings

The Firefox account settings page displays a list of logged in devices at the very bottom of the page (connected services). I have verified all logged in devices to be co… (Lesen Sie mehr)

The Firefox account settings page displays a list of logged in devices at the very bottom of the page (connected services).

I have verified all logged in devices to be correct. However for one of the devices (my main computer browser), the location displayed is COMPLETELY off. I live in Norway, and it claims device location is somewhere in Oregon, United States. I do not use any VPN services and both my public IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are located in Norway, from which I connect with the device/browser in question (whatismyipaddress.com shows correct location for both of them). Also, activity timestamp is updated in accordance with my own activity from the client, but the location remains wrong. I also tried logging out the device, and logging back in, but this did not fix the location.

Obviously the location service used for the logged in device list is unreliable. I suggest that you please also show the latest IP address used by each device, so that more technically inclined users can verify correct addresses themselves, should the location be way off. It is unsettling to see strange locations (for known devices) on a page used to verify the security of my Firefox account. In this instance, there is no security breach, but it required me to spend much time investigating.

I do not know if it matters, but the device in question is a Linux desktop Firefox client.

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Letzte Antwort von daniel.hahn vor 5 Tagen

My account is locked

Hi Everyone! I have a problem with my FF Account. On last week i tried to sing in to my firefox account on my laptop, but i got an "e-mail was returned and we’ve locked y… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hi Everyone!

I have a problem with my FF Account. On last week i tried to sing in to my firefox account on my laptop, but i got an "e-mail was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data." message, and is still locked. I'm sure my e-mail account is working, maybe the problem is, my messages is automatically forwarded to an another e-mail address, but i haven't had any problem when i logged in on my personal computer. Someone can unlock my account, or what should i do?

PS. Sorry about my english, i'm not sure is everything correct what i wrote, but i hope everyone can understand whats my problem.

Regards Mario

Gefragt von gagyi.co vor 1 Woche

Device sign in history location showing 'Boardman, OR, United States'

As of today all of my new logins are showing up with a sign in location of 'Boardman, OR, United States'. This is nowhere near where I live. I'm not using a VPN, and have… (Lesen Sie mehr)

As of today all of my new logins are showing up with a sign in location of 'Boardman, OR, United States'.

This is nowhere near where I live. I'm not using a VPN, and have checked my IP's location using GeopIP services. This has never happened in the past either.

Is there an issue with the service at the moment, or is something more dangerous potentially going on?

Gefragt von anthony.vandijk vor 6 Tagen

Letzte Antwort von Seburo vor 6 Tagen

Open all Tabs of another device using Firefox Sync doesn't work anymore?

Until at least around 1 month ago it was possbile to open all tabs from another device's firefox. You could go to the Synced Tabs Sidebar, right-click the other device's … (Lesen Sie mehr)

Until at least around 1 month ago it was possbile to open all tabs from another device's firefox. You could go to the Synced Tabs Sidebar, right-click the other device's name and click something named along the lines of "open all tabs".

When I tried to do this today, I noticed that the "normal" way to the Sync-menu via |||\ symbol doesn't work anymore and I at least found out that I could get there using via the firefox account. I can send a (single) tab to another device and I can see the list of the sync'ed tabs of a computer, but it is no longer possible to right-click that device's name and thereby getting to the "open all tabs" option.

After this was - seemingly? - patched out, is there any other way left to do this or was there any new way implemented?

thx

Gefragt von MillionVoices vor 4 Wochen

connected services listed in a different location (US)

Hello, I noticed my connected services are located in 'Boardman, OR, United States' but I am currently in the UK. I have signed out of all my devices and changed my pass… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello, I noticed my connected services are located in 'Boardman, OR, United States' but I am currently in the UK. I have signed out of all my devices and changed my password but it still appears.

Gefragt von danielmahon21 vor 1 Woche

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firefox actually wont do anything

Firefox was working 20 minutes ago, I went to fix a different problem I had with downloading and launching origins launcher. Now Firefox only will open to the outline of … (Lesen Sie mehr)

Firefox was working 20 minutes ago, I went to fix a different problem I had with downloading and launching origins launcher. Now Firefox only will open to the outline of what you see when opening it up. I am able to open up the top right menu but when i click on something, nothing loads. When i go into type a website in and click enter nothing happens, text is put into the URL but no website shows. I checked my firewalls, Firefox is allowed there. I have access to my bookmarks and everything, but when I click on them to go to their sites, nothing happens either. But when I click on websites the url pops up in white text in the bottom left of the screen. Please help, this is incredibly annoying and I still haven't figured origins yet, lol.

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Beantwortet von FredMcD vor 6 Tagen

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Hello I need help with the bookmarks. I recently performed a clean format on my computer for a fresh start. Knowing my bookmarks and save files are linked on my account, … (Lesen Sie mehr)

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After syncing bookmarks, how to show local folders above remote folders?

When I sync bookmarks, I get a copy of all bookmarks on both my android and my desktop. They are separated with each in their own folder: "mobile bookmarks" and "desktop … (Lesen Sie mehr)

When I sync bookmarks, I get a copy of all bookmarks on both my android and my desktop. They are separated with each in their own folder: "mobile bookmarks" and "desktop bookmarks". So far so good.

But: the desktop folder always seems to show at the top. On my phone, I don't usually want to interact with those bookmarks, so I have to scroll past them. When adding or loading a bookmark, I just have to scroll past the top level entry, but it I want to edit the folder a bookmark is in, all folders are expanded, so I have to scroll past every subfolder on my desktop.

I think there could be at least four potential solutions for this, but everything I've found says that none of them work. 1. Default local folders to the top 2. Allow reordering of folders on Android Firefox 3. Allow minimising folders in the "edit bookmark" interface. (Or start with all folders minimised except the current path.) 4. Allow syncing in one direction only. (I don't actually need my desktop bookmarks on my phone, but I do want my phone bookmarks on my desktop.)

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trouble composing gmail

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need to downgrade from newest firefox as it's not accepting any old passwords or syncing

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Gefragt von ohbewhon vor 4 Tagen

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I want to use a different account linked to my Firefox. All data i used at first account is partially obsolete. At the same time i want to keep the data for just in case … (Lesen Sie mehr)

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My main login email is with my ISP. My second email is with gmail. However, each has the same letters before the @: MyUserName@isp.com MyUserName@gmail.com When I try … (Lesen Sie mehr)

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To me, it is different it has 'gmail.com' instead of 'isp.com'.

Hope you can help.

Gefragt von boardmanwj vor 3 Tagen

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Hello.

I use firefox on all my devices: home pc, work pc and smartphone. And when first time i found "Send tab" function it was aweosome. It worked with a little delay, but always worked. I'm not sure since which update it stopped working between pc browsers. When i sending tab to smartphone, it still works, but when i'm sending from desktoop browser to another desktop browser, it says "Sent" but other browser never recieves it. At some point i've found article where it was mentioned that it might not work because of proxies set in both of my desktop browsers (i can't find it now to post the link). If proxies is to blame, is there a way to fix this? Maybe exclude specific address in proxy settings? If not, what migth be the reason?

Any advice is appreciated.

Gefragt von artishiro vor 3 Tagen

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