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[Done] links to archived phishing article

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  1. John99 3665 posts
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    The article links to an archived article of little value How the phishing and malware protection in Firefox works so that should IMO be removed.

    A direct link could be added to http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/phishing-protection/ but that in turn produces problems with links for a demo that currently works in Firefox 11 but not the supported Firefox 3.6 and 9.

    Related discussion /forums/contributors/708095 & note several bugs relate to this issue including comment bug707652#c
    The pages were moved, but most Firefoxes out there still have an old database. The database is updated only from Firefox 11 on. I've just filed a request to uplift this to Firefox 10 as well.
    The article links to an archived article of little value [[How the phishing and malware protection in Firefox works]] so that should IMO be removed. A direct link could be added to [http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/phishing-protection/] but that in turn produces problems with links for a demo that currently works in Firefox 11 but not the supported Firefox 3.6 and 9. Related discussion [/forums/contributors/708095] & note several bugs relate to this issue including comment [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=707652#c6 bug707652#c] <blockquote> The pages were moved, but most Firefoxes out there still have an old database. The database is updated only from Firefox 11 on. I've just filed a request to uplift this to Firefox 10 as well.</blockquote>
  2. AliceWyman 4808 posts
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    I added this article to the Need Changes "to do" list with a note, "Remove link to archived phishing article or incorporate info at next update" with a link to this thread.

    I added this article to the [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/contributors/need-changes Need Changes] "to do" list with a note, "Remove link to archived phishing article or incorporate info at next update" with a link to this thread.
  3. AliceWyman 4808 posts
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    (For the record)

    Scoobidiver made a revision on August 1, 2012 (approved by me today) that included replacing the link to the archived How the phishing and malware protection in Firefox works article with a link to http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/phishing-protection/ "Firefox Phishing and Malware Protection".

    (For the record) Scoobidiver made a revision on August 1, 2012 (approved by me today) that included replacing the link to the archived [[How the phishing and malware protection in Firefox works]] article with a link to http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/phishing-protection/ "Firefox Phishing and Malware Protection".