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Firefox Passwords using Browser Firefox Lockwise

Hi, I receive your emails on security (How to avoid wire fraud, spot spyware, smash spam and more) and my concern is holding all my passwords in Firefox Lockwise on my Wi… (read more)

Hi,

I receive your emails on security (How to avoid wire fraud, spot spyware, smash spam and more) and my concern is holding all my passwords in Firefox Lockwise on my Windows devices which are synched. If someone or some process gains access to one of my PC's they would also I presume gain access to all my passwords. Is this true? If so, can I implement password access to my Firefox Lockwise passwords on Windows machines?

Thanks for your thoughts and hopefully reply.

best regards, Terry

Asked by terry_morrison 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Security regarding saved password

i have been using Firefox for a while but today i knew that my saved password in Mozilla is very much unsecured and opened. i didn't know this before but anybody can acce… (read more)

i have been using Firefox for a while but today i knew that my saved password in Mozilla is very much unsecured and opened. i didn't know this before but anybody can access my password without requiring bio-metric / or any other means of verification to see password. when u go to --- lines on upper right side and click on password, there is simply copy username and copy password option without requiring to verify that the user accessing such private information is the real owner... i have attached the image can anybody help me to solve this issue

Asked by saurabh.sbasba 2 months ago

Answered by Paul 2 months ago

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How Do I Protect Passwords?

Using FF 101 on Andtoid phone. If I do not use Android's "general" PW then how do I protect FF PWs if I lend to a friend for a minute? There's no primary PW. So how's i… (read more)

Using FF 101 on Andtoid phone. If I do not use Android's "general" PW then how do I protect FF PWs if I

lend to a friend for a minute? There's no primary PW. So how's it done? Is there any change FF will ever have a primary (master) PW again? Thanks

Asked by leegold2 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

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Blocking designated websites from search results

I recall recently discovering an option that allowed me to designate websites that I no longer wanted to see in my search results. I thought this was x-useful as it seems… (read more)

I recall recently discovering an option that allowed me to designate websites that I no longer wanted to see in my search results. I thought this was x-useful as it seems there are a few websites that frequently appeared near the top of the search results that were "come-ons"; that is when you click on the link in the search results, they only offered an option to "sign up" for access. I don't want to see this junk, and I did add one website to the list.

I've got another one I want to add, but I can't find the interface to add this website to the list. I thought it was a DuckDuckGo feature, but I don't see it anywhere! Is this a Firefox feature ? ... or have I lost my mind  :P

Asked by tmp003 1 month ago

Answered by tmp003 1 month ago

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I can receive e-mails via my google account, but not send them. I have done all that is prescribed.

After upgrading on my Mac Pro 2010 to Thunderbird 91.10 I couldn't access my Google account. I found some suggestions (e.g. change to 0auth) - and eventually am able to r… (read more)

After upgrading on my Mac Pro 2010 to Thunderbird 91.10 I couldn't access my Google account. I found some suggestions (e.g. change to 0auth) - and eventually am able to receive e-mails. I still can't send them - not even when I went back to 91.4 (when I could send e-mails). I am being asked the password for my Google account, but when I fill in the correct one, I am again asked for my password - etc. I use the correct one as evidenced by the fact that I can access my Google account via Safari. I have contacted Google One. I followed their suggestion to accept Thunderbird on my Google account. I still can't send e-mails. Google One just now suggested that I no longer use Thunderbird as it does not seem to satisfy their safety standards. I don't want to do that (I like the lay-out). The alternative is to cancel my Google account. Please help: what is wrong - or if I am to blame, what am I doing incorrectly?

Asked by Gerard de Zeeuw 1 month ago

Answered by Gerard de Zeeuw 1 month ago

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Problem with privacy settings

I reset my privacy settings to "standard", as they were causing too many problems. I quit Firefox. Some websites (like Google) are still telling me that cookies are disab… (read more)

I reset my privacy settings to "standard", as they were causing too many problems. I quit Firefox. Some websites (like Google) are still telling me that cookies are disabled, when they are not and don't allow me to go to these websites. I attached 2 screen captures. Any reason for this and how to fix this problem?

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 1 month ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 month ago

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Cookies and Site Data section, Manage Exceptions… Keep deleting

Hi, I am trying to understand why my exceptions (blocked web sites) keep deleting and or when I delete cookies the exception are also removed? I apply several web sites t… (read more)

Hi, I am trying to understand why my exceptions (blocked web sites) keep deleting and or when I delete cookies the exception are also removed? I apply several web sites to be always blocked, but every time I go back to add another or check. They have been removed. Also if I tick the delete cookies when closed. That also deletes the exceptions. Why would it do this?

Why on earth would I continue to re-enter the same several exceptions every time I open Firefox?

Am I missing something else in the settings? And yes I always click on save changes.

Thank you for your time. Doc

Asked by Doc 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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How deep is Google's anti-privacy impact on Mozilla going?

If i remember correctly Mozilla earns around 80% of their income from Google. I have said it before and i will say it again, Mozilla claims to stand for Privacy (maybe th… (read more)

If i remember correctly Mozilla earns around 80% of their income from Google. I have said it before and i will say it again, Mozilla claims to stand for Privacy (maybe that was true in the past at some point) while Google is tracking Billions of Human beings 24/7 as they use Google as their Android Operating System, that can be considered very much anti-privacy. (Sadly majority of people either don't care or are to silly to install a different OS on their Phone).

Clearly this looks like a conflict of interest, one company want's privacy while the other one makes their money with tracking human beings and selling their data and then giving a part of that money to mozilla for using google as the default search engine in firefox.

If knownledge is power then how much power does google have? How much do they know about you? Your contacts, location, online searches and history, and so on... I seriously think people should quit google immediately, what this company is doing is literally criminal, unless ofcourse people are once again silly enough to let it happen.

Firefox says on it's website "At Mozilla, we believe that privacy is fundamental to a healthy internet." If true why do you BY DEFAULT have telemetry ENABLED and why do you BY DEFAULT use GOOGLE as search engine?? Something is obviously not right here. What is also very interesting is that this site support.mozilla.org is connected to www.google-analytics.com and to www.googletagmanager.com Im guessing this basically means when i use the mozilla support site or login with my account, google is also gathering data about me.

Google has become the cancer of the internet, way to many sites have it embed aswell as facebook. Shame on all those greedy people who allow this massive privacy invasion just for their own profit. But honestly at the same time, can you really blame them? After all the people who allow this to happen are responsible aswell, this is just disgusting. I woonder if the whole world would like to end up like china, because if not then what in the universe is wrong with people? Wakeup! Delete Google Delete Facebook Delete Tiktok and eventually your brain might be able to function again, install a privacy operatingsystem like lineageos or grapheneos and don't touch any anti privacy app ever again, is it so hard?? Was totally simple for me.

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   Interaction data: Firefox sends data about your interactions with Firefox to us (such as number of open tabs and windows; number of webpages visited; number and type of installed Firefox Add-ons; and session length) and Firefox features offered by Mozilla or our partners (such as interaction with Firefox search features and search partner referrals).
   Technical data: Firefox sends data about your Firefox version and language; device operating system and hardware configuration; memory, basic information about crashes and errors; outcome of automated processes like updates, safebrowsing, and activation to us. When Firefox sends data to us, your IP address is temporarily collected as part of our server logs.

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As a final notice, i don't beleve that this is everything mozilla collects, surely your tight parnership with google analytics is able to identify every single firefox profile and connect it to the person using it.

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 1 week ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 week ago

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Delete form input history

I'm a hobby-programmer not trained. My doc is local php file, saving calendar events to text files, run on localhost. The field in question is a line number on my calenda… (read more)

I'm a hobby-programmer not trained. My doc is local php file, saving calendar events to text files, run on localhost. The field in question is a line number on my calendar. Javascript uses that number to load another input with the calendar entry so I can confirm that it's the correct line before submitting it to PHP for deletion. I have unchecked 'Remember search and form history', ran 3 cleaners, restarted the computer and the data is (correctly) not displayed. But it is not deleted. When I rechecked 'Remember search and form history' the old input data comes back. If I change id, field name, javascript function name and variable names the history disappears but when I restore those names, the history is back. I want to know why that input can't be permanently deleted. Windows 10, Firefox 103.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by bob9111 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

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Login data is populating despite all attempts to prevent same

Firefox is saving and offering to auto-fill login information (i.e. usernames) even though I explicitly ask they NOT be saved, and even though these sites are not among t… (read more)

Firefox is saving and offering to auto-fill login information (i.e. usernames) even though I explicitly ask they NOT be saved, and even though these sites are not among the list I allow through Lockwise. How can I forever purge these and prevent the problem from recurring?

Asked by keucv22 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Quick question about Firefox Containers

Hi! I have the strictest anti-tracking protection enabled and have one question: Firefox prevents cross-site cookies by default, but if I install Firefox Containers, does… (read more)

Hi! I have the strictest anti-tracking protection enabled and have one question: Firefox prevents cross-site cookies by default, but if I install Firefox Containers, does that mean that those cross-site cookies will be allowed inside that container, even if they're not when browsing outside of any container? My concern is that, if that happened, using Firefox containers would actually diminish privacy instead of increasing it (for example, Facebook would be able to use Instagram cookies because they're in the same container, even though it wouldn't if I hadn't installed Containers). Thanks a lot! Love the Firefox community <3

Asked by Rodrigo 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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91.5.0 cannot access email from laptop

Upon opening TB, I get: "Enter your password for........on imap.google.com" After entering it, I get the message: "Login to server imap.google.com with username ,,,,, fai… (read more)

Upon opening TB, I get:

"Enter your password for........on imap.google.com"

After entering it, I get the message:

"Login to server imap.google.com with username ,,,,, failed"

I am NOT a computer whiz, simply a user with minimal skills.

Can get to Tools, Account Settings, Privacy, but no "options"

Asked by mb42250 6 months ago

Answered by david 6 months ago

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email server not accepting Thunderbird password

My Imac Mojave OS was off for 4 moths.When I turned it on I could not get or receive emaiil.I went through all the steps listed and checked my password and user name and … (read more)

My Imac Mojave OS was off for 4 moths.When I turned it on I could not get or receive emaiil.I went through all the steps listed and checked my password and user name and still cannot get email to work.I can get email on the internet from my ISP.

Asked by hpete 3 months ago

Answered by Stans 3 months ago