Privacy and security settings
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- Remote Content in Messages This page explains the privacy implications of allowing remote content like images to be displayed in mail messages.
- Master Password Thunderbird can save usernames and passwords that you use to access your mail accounts. If you share a computer with anyone, it is recommended that you use a master password.
- Add Security Exception This article explains Thunderbird's communication security, and shows how to add an rule that exempts messages when the "'''Add Security Exception'''" dialog is displayed.
- Digitally Signing and Encrypting Messages This tutorial explains how to set up Thunderbird to digitally sign, encrypt and decrypt messages in order to make them secure.
- New in Thunderbird 31.0 This article describes the major changes in Thunderbird version 31.0, released on July 22, 2014. For a complete list of bugs that have been resolved in the release, refer to the [https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/31.0/releasenotes/buglist.html complete Thunderbird 31.0 list of bugs fixed].
- Why does Thunderbird warn me that my server doesn't use encryption? This article explains why Thunderbird displays a warning if you set up an account which doesn't use encryption in order to protect your connection.
- Configuration Options for Security This page describes Thunderbird's configuration options that affect your email security.
- Configuring Certificates "Certificates" are the digital equivalent of identity cards. They are used to encrypt and decrypt information transferred between sites. Certificates are configured on the Advanced panel in the Thunderbird preferences.