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Unable to load details in payment screen to try to make payment

Just now I tried to make a payment to a site but the payment pop up was blocked but I don't have a pop up blocker loaded. I have had a similar experience at various time… (read more)

Just now I tried to make a payment to a site but the payment pop up was blocked but I don't have a pop up blocker loaded. I have had a similar experience at various times when I want to make a card payment to sites where my details are not pre stored. I can make payments to the same sites using my mobile so it must be laptop related. Not sure which security systems to check, laptop, browser or Norton . Any ideas? Many thanks Jeremy

Asked by jerbos 21 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 19 hours ago

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Can't access about:config in new Firefox daylight update of Android

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error. What's … (read more)

I would like to enable ESNI and bypass ISP watchdogs. So I prefer to keep ESNI on. After last update I'm not being able to access about:config. It shows an error.

What's the issue here, if anybody could help I'd be much obliged. Thank you.

It redirects here:

resource://android/assets/low_and_medium_risk_error_pages.html?&title=Cannot+Complete+Request&button=Try+Again&description=%3Cp%3EAdditional+information+about+this+problem+or+error+is+currently+unavailable.%3C%2Fp%3E&image=&showSSL=false&badCertAdvanced=Advanced%E2%80%A6&badCertTechInfo=%3Clabel%3ESomeone+could+be+trying+to+impersonate+the+site+and+you+should+not+continue.%3C%2Flabel%3E+%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E+%3Clabel%3EWebsites+prove+their+identity+via+certificates.+Firefox+does+not+trust+%3Cb%3Eabout%3Aconfig%3C%2Fb%3E+because+its+certificate+issuer+is+unknown%2C+the+certificate+is+self-signed%2C+or+the+server+is+not+sending+the+correct+intermediate+certificates.%3C%2Flabel%3E&badCertGoBack=Go+Back+%28Recommended%29&badCertAcceptTemporary=Accept+the+Risk+and+Continue

Asked by niazmehedi 2 weeks ago

Answered by Seburo 2 weeks ago

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Enigmail Alert: GnuPG cannot query your passphrase via pineentry.

Hi, i'm now using Thunderbird (TB) v68.12.0 (64-bit) on macOS (v10.15.6/Catalina). Even few days earlier in my older TB, sending signed/encrypted email worked fine, but… (read more)

Hi, i'm now using Thunderbird (TB) v68.12.0 (64-bit) on macOS (v10.15.6/Catalina). Even few days earlier in my older TB, sending signed/encrypted email worked fine, but now its not anymore !

Yesterday i updated Thunderbird, as a notice message appeared from running TB, that, a new updated Thunderbird is available. One/few day(s) earlier of upating TB, an earlier notice message appeared from TB, & that showed a new GPG tool is available, so i updated into that. And now sending signed message/email is failing, after updating to TB v68.12.0.

My initial TB on this macOS was v68.8.1, in that, sending/receiving signed or encrypted+signed mails worked fine. Then on July 30 i updated into Thunderbird v68.11.0, and send/receive signed or encrypted+signed mails continued to work fine.

in current TB v68.12.0, after receiving a response message/email from a user, i'm doing these: right click on email > selected "Reply to sender only" > typed in my reply messages > ( Encrypt option icon is in disabled (cross-mark) state, & Sign option icon is enabled (w/green tick mark) , my this destination receiver person does not have a pub key ) > i pressed "Send" button > then i see this error code appears first: Note: sending signed messages to this same user succeeded earlier, (before updating TB).

then email sending stops with below error message:

so i'm showing extra info : screenshot (with private info obscured) of settings: imap settings:

smtp settings:

How to solve & overcome errors ?

i want to send signed msg to others. i want to send encrypted+signed msg to some users.

EDIT: i checked update History in TB, & now added here the last version that i was using.

Asked by atErik 1 week ago

Answered by atErik 4 days ago

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Password

I wanted a phone no. so I could call. Today Thunderbird decided to no longer accept my password and there is no route for getting to Thunderbird to find the problem or g… (read more)

I wanted a phone no. so I could call. Today Thunderbird decided to no longer accept my password and there is no route for getting to Thunderbird to find the problem or get another accepted password. Bruce Lowrey. brucelowrey@comcast.net, but it does not work since Thunderbird is not accepting my password. 816-254-8105

Asked by BruceLowrey 2 days ago

Answered by Matt 2 days ago

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How to re-disable TLSv1.0?

I tried to visit a website on a private network. Firefox threw up a security warning about how the web page uses TLSv1.0. I clicked on the "Enable TLS v1.0" button becaus… (read more)

I tried to visit a website on a private network.

Firefox threw up a security warning about how the web page uses TLSv1.0.

I clicked on the "Enable TLS v1.0" button because I wanted to temporarily view the web page, so that I can look at the TLS certificate to debug an unrelated issue about the cert chain on this site.

Now I want to go back to the default settings, where Firefox blocks TLSv1.0.

How do I do that?

In about:config I looked at security.tls.version.min but it's still on the original value of 3. Yet Firefox is still letting me view that particular page over TLSv1.0 without the security warning.

Asked by Matthew.Davis.2 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Thunderbird 78.2.2 e2ee subjects are "..." before decryption

I recently upgraded from TB 68 --> 78.2.2 and performed the migration of my Enigmail settings into TB. I can decrypt emails from others and send encrypted and signed … (read more)

I recently upgraded from TB 68 --> 78.2.2 and performed the migration of my Enigmail settings into TB. I can decrypt emails from others and send encrypted and signed emails with no problem. However, in my sent folder, as well as emails to all recipients, the subject is being replaced with "...". Once selected, it will decrypt and display the entire subject. How can I change my settings to never remove the subject?

The notes for e2ee within Thunderbird 78 (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/introduction-to-e2e-encryption) state that "The subject of the mail may also remain unprotected and easily readable, even when e2ee is used.", so I was expecting it would be visible.

Hopefully I am just missing a setting, but I don't see any in the End-to-End Encryption section within my Account Settings. TIA!

Asked by jgoldstein 2 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 days ago

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Why was this password login access lockwise feature disabled ?

This lockwise related feature requires one to enter a computer password/pin etc to be able to see saved login passwords. This is something I have always wished FF had (li… (read more)

This lockwise related feature requires one to enter a computer password/pin etc to be able to see saved login passwords. This is something I have always wished FF had (like every other browser does) but was always told that it is not necessary or is silly since it is not very secure or some other nonsense. But is is useful since it makes snooping difficult which is good enough.

Anyway, obviously FF has come around to this viewpoint... but after finding that without warning it is no longer functioning on my browser and resetting firefox and restarts and everything, I see on the page below "This feature will be disabled for both macOS and Windows in Firefox version 76 and 77. Mozilla is planning improvements to this feature in Firefox 78."

Bizarre since according to the article it starts working in version 76. Starts working in 76 but has been disabled in 76 (plus 77 for good measure).

What? My question is why was this disabled for what's likely to be a while and is there anyway to override it? Can I bring it back with a pref change? Thanks!

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/lockwise-password-authentication-prompt

Asked by tomseys 4 months ago

Answered by McCoy 4 months ago

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Unable to send/receive emails

After upgrading to version 78.2.2 this morning, am no longer syncing with the Hughes.Net satellite. Can not send or receive. Send Error Message states 'Peer using unsuppo… (read more)

After upgrading to version 78.2.2 this morning, am no longer syncing with the Hughes.Net satellite. Can not send or receive. Send Error Message states 'Peer using unsupported version of security protocol'.

Asked by acduncan 3 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 3 days ago

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Use Android certificate store or add ability to add root certificate authority

I have added custom certificate authority to the Android system certificates store. But it seems that Firefox doesn't use native store unlike other browsers do. I have to… (read more)

I have added custom certificate authority to the Android system certificates store. But it seems that Firefox doesn't use native store unlike other browsers do. I have to click to advance and allow every time I visit our "unsafe" university web.

Why there is no option to use native Android certificates store or to install CA into browser? That's quite security issue.

Asked by Vladan 6 days ago

Answered by Vladan 3 days ago

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Thunderbird 78 (PGP) How to disable encrypted subject lines?

My company uses PGP for all email and Thunderbird is the primary client. The new version 78 with PGP enabled appears to force encrypting subject line. This breaks all our… (read more)

My company uses PGP for all email and Thunderbird is the primary client. The new version 78 with PGP enabled appears to force encrypting subject line. This breaks all our filtering. Enigmail allowed us to disabled subject line encryption.

Is there an option to disable this while keeping PGP enabled?

Thank you,

Asked by Chris Passas 4 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 days ago

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Firefox always starts in private window; never remembers history

I am trying to help my daughter figure out a problem she has with Firefox on her Windows 10 laptop. She has the latest version of Firefox installed. Every time she starts… (read more)

I am trying to help my daughter figure out a problem she has with Firefox on her Windows 10 laptop. She has the latest version of Firefox installed.

Every time she starts Firefox, it starts in a private window. Even after closing it and opening a "normal" window, the choice to open the tabs from the last session is dimmed. There is no history.

I have checked her privacy and security settings and it's at the default position. It is not set to open in a private window, and it is not set to forget history.

I am baffled!

Asked by jim.ackermann 4 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 weeks ago

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Forgot master password

TB 72 running on Win10, 20 yrs on TB with absolutely no issues, suddenly asked for Master Password, tried all possible passwords for 20 yrs (Yes, I can do this; I am a ne… (read more)

TB 72 running on Win10, 20 yrs on TB with absolutely no issues, suddenly asked for Master Password, tried all possible passwords for 20 yrs (Yes, I can do this; I am a nerd). TB Support says it's easy, just go to Tools ->Developer Tools-> Error Console, paste the expression: openDialog("chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xul") and press the Evaluate button. No go. That's apparently to fix an earlier TB version. What do do now? Do I have to abandon TB after 20 yrs? Thanks very much for any help. Love, Chuck.

Asked by weird2 4 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 days ago

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Storage of PGP passphrase

I have just upgraded from 68.12 to 78.2.2. I used Enigmail but I have migrated to the built-in openPGP. Everything runs as it should. But it seems that my passphrase has… (read more)

I have just upgraded from 68.12 to 78.2.2. I used Enigmail but I have migrated to the built-in openPGP. Everything runs as it should.

But it seems that my passphrase has been saved. In the old Enigmail, it used to ask for the passphrase regularly, which I found safer.

So in Thunderbird 78.2.2, is there a way to avoid the saving of the passphrase, or to define how long the passphrase should be saved (e.g. 15 min, session...)? If not, should I then use a master password to protect it? I cannot find the passphrase under saved passwords, so I am not sure where it is stored and therefore if the master password would protect the passphrase.

Thank you!

Asked by i 5 days ago

Answered by christ1 4 days ago

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Getting randomly logged out of websites

I have my preferences to set to keep my logged and save cookies, but lately I have been getting logged out of websites I use regularly such as Reddit, GMail, Yahoo. Histo… (read more)

I have my preferences to set to keep my logged and save cookies, but lately I have been getting logged out of websites I use regularly such as Reddit, GMail, Yahoo. History is set to clear when I close my browser because I don't need to be reminded that I searched for random words so I could spell them correctly.

This morning for example, I signed into Reddit because I had gotten signed out since last night. Did my reading. Closed my browser. Came back. Opened Reddit again and was signed out. It doesn't happen every time I close my browser. I may stay signed in for a few days with no issue or, like this morning, I don't stay signed in for very long. I even got a message that I wasn't signed in on tab I opened from another tab.

Is this a bug? Some undocumented feature?

It's not all bad though since it keeps me from constantly checking FB which I use 2FA for and hate going through.

Asked by jgmitchell 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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The system keeps putting emails from a regular sender into spam.

This was never an issue but the last 3 months all emails from a particular sending keep getting sent to spam. I have added the sender to my contact list. I keep marking … (read more)

This was never an issue but the last 3 months all emails from a particular sending keep getting sent to spam. I have added the sender to my contact list. I keep marking the emails as "not junk" while they're in the spam folder and they get moved into the "inbox" but the next one that comes in goes straight to spam. What else can I do to get them to stop going into spam? I would think that after 3 months the adaptive system would have learned to adapt.

Asked by fish648 4 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 months ago