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malware not in add-ons

Note': Such problems do exist when all add-ons disabled and in safe mode Firefox (by "refresh firefox" option). When Firefox is started, an advertising window would oc… (read more)

Note': Such problems do exist when all add-ons disabled and in safe mode Firefox (by "refresh firefox" option).

When Firefox is started, an advertising window would occur. The hijacked address: https://winxuan[.]jd[.]com/?cu=true&utm_source=kong&utm_medium=tuiguang&utm_campaign=t_1000623798_&utm_term=19dca519301545a6b711007896b3b333 hijacked address

Also, Ctrl + Shift + N was hijacked to the same window.

The window is strange: When I click the "+" button to open a new tab, the new tab directly opens in the previous window.

Perhaps something in Firefox itself was maliciously modified, I guess.

I am using 88.0.1 (64-bit) version Firefox on Win10.

Asked by kakakali 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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How to force Firefox to trust my mitm https proxy certificate?

Hi! I want to dump/debug http traffic with mitm proxy: https://github.com/ganskef/LittleProxy-mitm . This proxy generates it's own root certificate which i manually impor… (read more)

Hi!

I want to dump/debug http traffic with mitm proxy: https://github.com/ganskef/LittleProxy-mitm . This proxy generates it's own root certificate which i manually imported to Firefox from about:preferences#privacy > View Certificates > Authorities > Import. I verified that cert shows up after importing it. But I get errors despite of that:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. Peer’s certificate has an invalid signature.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE

Is there a way to bypass it?

Asked by wybqogzigoxruxdhnp 2 weeks ago

Answered by wybqogzigoxruxdhnp 1 week ago

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"Secure Connection Failed": Firefox for Android only

Hi. My internet banking site seems to not work with Firefox for Android. It works fine with: Firefox (Desktop) Chrome (Android) The page is: https://login.anz.com/int… (read more)

Hi.

My internet banking site seems to not work with Firefox for Android.

It works fine with:

  • Firefox (Desktop)
  • Chrome (Android)

The page is:

https://login.anz.com/internetbanking

Just wondering where should I report this.

Firefox is not one of the bank's officially supported browsers , but given it works fine on Firefox Desktop, is it a problem with Firefox for Android?

Duncan

Asked by duncan.e.chung 2 weeks ago

Answered by Seburo 1 week ago

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unlocking protecting for insecure connection

I have been trying to unlock the security setting preventing me from accessing my work hub link. I know it's secure, it's literally my job's website portal for a Healthca… (read more)

I have been trying to unlock the security setting preventing me from accessing my work hub link. I know it's secure, it's literally my job's website portal for a Healthcare network. I used to be able to access it no problem but all of a sudden Firefox is preventing me from accessing it without an option to disable protection when I click on more info like I usually can on browsers.

This is the link: http://myapps.microsoft.com/

Asked by stran858 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Can't Clear Firefox History

Hi, suddently i can't delete history browsing in firefox. No matter what i try it still not clear the browsing history. What first i do is "Forget About This Site" option… (read more)

Hi, suddently i can't delete history browsing in firefox. No matter what i try it still not clear the browsing history. What first i do is "Forget About This Site" option to delete single history form a website but it doesn't work. Then i try to delete browsing history from setting, setup to clear history when firefox closed and even i delete history with "Everything" option it still doesn't work.

I don't remember exactly, but if i not wrong i've got this issue since upgrade to 91.0.2 version. For your information, i use Firefox-bin version in Gentoo Linux with i3 Window Manager.

Any help will be apreciated.

Asked by Yance Lawang 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Thunderbird 91.1 does not save password unless in safe mode

Upgraded from a very old Eudora environment in 2 steps to TB 91.1. Windows 10. All works fine, but the passwordmanager will not save my email-password during normal opera… (read more)

Upgraded from a very old Eudora environment in 2 steps to TB 91.1. Windows 10. All works fine, but the passwordmanager will not save my email-password during normal operation, though the 'save pw' checkbox is there. It's a clean installation, no add-ons. If I start TB in safe (troubleshoot-) mode, all works fine. I don't seem to be able to find out the reason of this change in behaviour, would be happy with any suggestions.

Asked by ghuber1 1 week ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 week ago

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S/MIME certificates from other people not working

Hi, I switched from Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird 91 recently (clean install, Windows 10 Pro). My workplace uses Gsuite, I set up IMAP (port 993) in Thunderbird and I'… (read more)

Hi,

I switched from Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird 91 recently (clean install, Windows 10 Pro). My workplace uses Gsuite, I set up IMAP (port 993) in Thunderbird and I'm getting and sending emails just fine. Me and my colleagues use S/MIME certificates by Actalis.

The thing is, I can decrypt most of my colleague emails but there are a couple of people where Thunderbird crossed out the S/MIME icon and says "There are unknown problems with this encrypted message." In Windows Live Mail I can see it's encrypted and I can read it just fine. It's just Thunderbird that's being funny.

After switching from Windows Live Mail, I haven't done anything with the certificates. I'm not sure why it can decrypt some people but it can't decrypt others. Their certificates are all valid and they appear in the certificate manager in Thunderbird.

I'm not really sure what I'm doing wrong or how to fix it, so any help would be appreciated!

Asked by Dana 1 week ago

Answered by Dana 5 days ago

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AD Blocker Message

Firefox Browser uprated to 92.0 today. Previously whilst browsing Ad's were showing; today I have no Ad's displayed but have not enabled an Ad Blocker on Firefox. A site … (read more)

Firefox Browser uprated to 92.0 today. Previously whilst browsing Ad's were showing; today I have no Ad's displayed but have not enabled an Ad Blocker on Firefox. A site I use extensively cannot now be properly viewed; I get a message to turn off Ad Blocker. I have set Enhanced Tracking Protection to 'Off' but am still unable to obtain full functionality, I am using standard Firefox Privacy settings otherwise. I am able to browse the site properly using MS Edge. I have deliberately refrained from using any AD Blocking on my part so as to ensure the site in question can be properly viewed. The only Firefox extension being used is Kaspersky Protection; I get the turn off Ad Blocker message both when Kaspersky Protection is on or off.

Asked by ericbates 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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How does password autofill work?

I'm curious: when I choose to autofill a saved password, does Firefox copy and paste the password under the hood, i.e. does the password ever appear in my clipboard, or d… (read more)

I'm curious: when I choose to autofill a saved password, does Firefox copy and paste the password under the hood, i.e. does the password ever appear in my clipboard, or does Firefox emulate the keyboard to fill in the password? Or something else?

Thanks!

Asked by colinpirillo 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

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Can no longer manage cookies to save logged in status?

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped b… (read more)

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped by the main website title--nytimes.com and I see that they have added 7 cookies. But I cannot see individual cookies.

How can I see the cookies to copy their addresses for the 'exceptions' table for data management to allow the right ones to be retained; OR just tell FF to allow my 3 preferred sites to stay 'always' logged in when I reopen FF?

FF beta 93.0b3 Mac OS 10.14.6

Asked by Foxfree99 6 days ago

Answered by Foxfree99 5 days ago

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2 factor authentication

Unless I'm totally blind, there is no Two-step authentication option on the security panel. What is going on? I can't use sync without activating 2FA. If there is really … (read more)

Unless I'm totally blind, there is no Two-step authentication option on the security panel. What is going on? I can't use sync without activating 2FA. If there is really no way to sync other than a non-existent 2FA, I'm going back to Chrome.

Asked by Maureen 6 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 days ago

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Losing login status when closing Firefox Browser despite excepting web sites

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox. I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox. I… (read more)

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox.

I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox.

I have FF set to clear cookies and data on closing, but this handful of sites are listed as exceptions.

After reopen FF, the relevant cookies are not sticking. This used to work better.

I redownloaded FF and no improvement.

I'm thinking conflicting settings or....?

FF beta for Mac OS, 93.0b3.

Asked by Foxfree99 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Unknown connection

Hello, I notice that Firefox sometimes connects to "mirror.cedia.org.ec". What is the purpose of this connection? Maybe the connection is done by one of the addons I'm us… (read more)

Hello,

I notice that Firefox sometimes connects to "mirror.cedia.org.ec". What is the purpose of this connection? Maybe the connection is done by one of the addons I'm using?

Firefox for Android: 92.1.1

Addons enabled: uBlock Origin, AdGuard AdBlocker, Dark Reader, Ghostery, Privacy Badger, HTTPS Everywhere, NoScript Security Suite, Decentraleyes, YouTube High Definition, Privacy Possum, Web Archives, Video Background Play Fix, Google Search Fixer

Thanks in advance.

Kind regards.

Asked by wxlho 5 days ago

Answered by wxlho 5 days ago

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passwords recovery - from firefox to portable firefox

hello there i have the following problem the company i work for has unistalled remotely firefox from my laptop, and i do not have any way to re-install it back i have man… (read more)

hello there i have the following problem the company i work for has unistalled remotely firefox from my laptop, and i do not have any way to re-install it back i have managed in some way to obtain a copy of portable firefox on the same laptop since i was not informed about this process, i have not saved my password externally and unfortunately, i was not using a firefox profile

in few words: i do not have my passwords anymore

i have seen that in such folder: C:\Users\XXX\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox

there are still saved three subfolders (one of them has the last modified date as 13th Sep, meaning today), therefore i think that my profile (and all relevant passwords) are still there somewhere

i would like to understand if and how i can import the passwords from the unistalled firefox in the portable firefox: i have already tried to copy those directories in: C:\Users\XXX\Desktop\FirefoxPortable\Data\profile

but no success, passwords are not importyed. please, i need help

thanks.

Asked by sefirothmorpheus 5 days ago

Answered by sefirothmorpheus 2 days ago

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Cannot unmark "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed"

Dear all, I cannot unmark the setting "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". It is annyoing to enter each time all accounts if I want to go to facebook fo… (read more)

Dear all,

I cannot unmark the setting "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". It is annyoing to enter each time all accounts if I want to go to facebook for example, after firefox is restarted.

Firefox will remember history is set. I don´t think i am using privacy mode.

kind regards,

Asked by hornyx84 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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Mozilla VPN

Hello team, I'm from an Latinamerican-center country and I'll have the opportunity to go to work in Canada by November or December. The question is: Can I use the VPN s… (read more)

Hello team, I'm from an Latinamerican-center country and I'll have the opportunity to go to work in Canada by November or December. The question is:

  • Can I use the VPN services from Mozilla although I've registered with my account in the country where I'm living in?

I'd like to know about it because I'm really interested in use the VPN services here, I hope you'll implement it someday as well. Because also need the opportunity for us the latin American people to have access to the VPN services. It'll enhance our travel internet experience!

Asked by Nelson Romero 1 day ago

Answered by edubon 19 hours ago

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Ad blocker?

I need to be able to temporarily disable my ad blocker: I keep getting popups saying that an ad blocker has prevented me from accessing a certain site, or that it's inter… (read more)

I need to be able to temporarily disable my ad blocker: I keep getting popups saying that an ad blocker has prevented me from accessing a certain site, or that it's interfering with a site's fraud protection settings. I'm running Windows 10 and Windows Security, and also MalwareBytes...but neither of them appear to contain an ad blocker. Is it Firefox?

Asked by joanm48 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago