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Secure connection failed

Yesterday morning, I started receiving a "secure connection failed" message when trying to retrieve email from imap.gmail.com. I searched Mozilla Support and tried the fo… (read more)

Yesterday morning, I started receiving a "secure connection failed" message when trying to retrieve email from imap.gmail.com. I searched Mozilla Support and tried the following, which apparently worked for others:

"First, delete all entries in Tools/Options/Security/Passwords/Saved Passwords. Press Alt if the Menu Bar with Tools is hidden, or click the 3-bar icon, Options/Options/Security/Passwords/Saved Passwords.

Next, use these settings for IMAP accounts: imap.gmail.com on port 993, SSL/TLS, OAuth2 authentication, User Name = email address. For POP accounts: pop.gmail.com on port 995, SSL/TLS, OAuth2 authentication, User Name = email address. For SMTP: smtp.gmail.com on port 465, SSL/TLS, OAuth2 authentication, User Name = email address.

After you've deleted the passwords, restart TB and enter the regular account password, not an app password, in the OAuth browser window when prompted."

It doesn't work for me...I keep getting error messages. Suggestions? Thanks!!

Asked by Charles Syrett 1 week ago

Last reply by Charles Syrett 5 days ago

Deleted Passwords

I will give this one more try and then I will delete this program. I want to save some specific login information. I get it to work right and then a week or so later it … (read more)

I will give this one more try and then I will delete this program.

I want to save some specific login information. I get it to work right and then a week or so later it erases all of the information.

Reset it so often is worse than it not saving.

Why does it delete the information when I don't want it to.

Asked by BeeJay 1 week ago

Last reply by BeeJay 5 days ago

Primary password prompt appearing frequently

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at r… (read more)

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at random times to ask for the password again. This has happened on 3 different devices where Firefox is installed.

How can I stop it doing that or at least extend the time to a week? I know there are hidden config options for these, but they look to be on the default values, so have never changed.

Asked by dafyddt 1 week ago

Last reply by dafyddt 4 days ago

Firefox popup blocker exception list does not work for private windows

Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) on Windows 10. In about:preferences#privacy I have "Block pop-up windows" ticked and 16 websites set as exceptions. This exception list works in … (read more)

Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) on Windows 10.

In about:preferences#privacy I have "Block pop-up windows" ticked and 16 websites set as exceptions.

This exception list works in non-private windows, but not in private ones - popups are blocked and I have to explicitly click "options" and then "show".

This bug was introduced a few releases ago - it used to work OK.

"The Big Lie" & I Don't Mean Politics

Mozilla has no true feedback page any more, so I chose to post here. I kept the "Allow Firefox to install and run studies" box unchecked since I began to use the Firefox … (read more)

Mozilla has no true feedback page any more, so I chose to post here. I kept the "Allow Firefox to install and run studies" box unchecked since I began to use the Firefox browser (years ago). While I was researching a different issue, I found other users' posts about app.normandy. They all said that it allowed Mozilla to do what Mozilla promised not to do: run studies in violation of users' preference to opt out. Based on what I learned from those posts, I found where app.normandy was in my computer's about:config and toggled it to false. I want to thank those other users for their posts. Mozilla's explanation, also according to those posts, is that "Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria." Aside from whether or not Mozilla should be remote-controlling clients in this way, does it really consider all the diverse places in the world where its users live to be "in the wild?"

Asked by 1&Done 1 week ago

Last reply by 1&Done 3 hours ago

Firefox doesn't open my website

Recently I figured up that Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) doesn't open my website (https://e-expo.online/) It's very strange, because Google Chrome, Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and Sa… (read more)

Recently I figured up that Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) doesn't open my website (https://e-expo.online/) It's very strange, because Google Chrome, Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and Safari opens it perfectly.

But every time I try to reach my site Firefox shows me this: " Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to e-expo.online. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem. " I didn't find any advice at the Internet of how to solve it. Can you help me?

Asked by Volodymyr 18 hours ago

Last reply by Volodymyr 18 hours ago

Security exceptions again

As of this morning, I can't "get mail"... I get the "security exception" dialog stating the certificate belongs to a different site (which, it ALWAYS has) and giving me t… (read more)

As of this morning, I can't "get mail"... I get the "security exception" dialog stating the certificate belongs to a different site (which, it ALWAYS has) and giving me the option to permanently store the exception. Problem is, the exception IS already stored... it's just not WORKING any more. Certificate has NOT changed or expired, as near as I can tell... and this configuration was working for YEARS before this morning.

Asked by ykw_jr 3 days ago

Last reply by ykw_jr 2 days ago

Common FF install to use with mult-boot setup.

Keep my FF and TB installs as separate as possible from my OS installs. Have profiles in their respective app folders on a separate partition. I boot to different VHDs… (read more)

Keep my FF and TB installs as separate as possible from my OS installs. Have profiles in their respective app folders on a separate partition. I boot to different VHDs or partitions for choice of OS. Using batch file to delete FF and TB parent.lock files, but still having issues. Like FF bookmarks and history being used by another another app and TB not opening at all while maxing out CPU. Surely a better way to do this without repeatedly deleting FF's security files? Like a configuration settings for multi-boot systems? Thanks

"The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem."

Asked by ggg3 6 days ago

Last reply by ggg3 6 days ago

When resetting the master Firefox password, how-come the new master password isn't remembered in subsuquent sessions ?

When resetting the master Firefox password, how-come the new master password isn't remembered in subsuquent sessions ? I'm on a Mac Desktop [64-bit], on MacOS Catalina v1… (read more)

When resetting the master Firefox password, how-come the new master password isn't remembered in subsuquent sessions ? I'm on a Mac Desktop [64-bit], on MacOS Catalina v10.15.7/Sec. Upd. 2021-004, with Firefox v90.0.2 .

Asked by rsblanchard 2 days ago

Prompted multiple times for primary password

Hello, Since the last Firefox update I am being prompted for my primary password at random intervals of time. Before I only needed to enter my primary password once per s… (read more)

Hello,

Since the last Firefox update I am being prompted for my primary password at random intervals of time. Before I only needed to enter my primary password once per session and this new behavior is a bit worrying as I didn't see it documented anywhere (is that really Firefox asking me for my credentials?). I had a look in the settings but couldn't see any new "timeout" feature or anything in the Privacy & Security section. What gives?

Thanks for any answer that will explain this mew behavior.

Asked by IndoSteph 3 hours ago

Question on importing public PGP key

Hi, I am facing issue with importing public keys (.asc) file to Thunderbird. This happen since Enigmail is integrated to Thunderbird. I am a Mailvelope user (a gmail add … (read more)

Hi,

I am facing issue with importing public keys (.asc) file to Thunderbird. This happen since Enigmail is integrated to Thunderbird.

I am a Mailvelope user (a gmail add ons). I am exporting all the public keys I am having and try to import it to Thunderbird. The file I am having has more than 50 keys. However, when I import on Thunderbird, it only read it as one key address - so only one public key is successfully imported.

This issue never occur when Enigmail was still a separate add on on Thunderbird. Can anyone suggest me what to do? so that I don't need to export each individual key and then import it one by one to Thunderbird. Thank you in advance!

Asked by benny 4 days ago

idealo as a search engine

I am using firefox 91 beta. after a new installation i can no longer access the website Add idealo.de as a search engine, neither in the add-ons nor in your own sophistic… (read more)

I am using firefox 91 beta.

after a new installation i can no longer access the website Add idealo.de as a search engine, neither in the add-ons nor in your own sophisticated search engine.

who has a solution for me?

Many Thanks.

Asked by uwe.scheib 6 days ago

S/MIME icon misses a green check mark on valid email

version: 78.11.0 (32 bits) importance: low While the OpenGPG icon does show a green check mark on valid PGP signature, the S/MIME icon does not have such a mark and remai… (read more)

version: 78.11.0 (32 bits) importance: low

While the OpenGPG icon does show a green check mark on valid PGP signature, the S/MIME icon does not have such a mark and remains grey. The S/MIME icon would be more consistent with a green check mark like the OpenPGP one.

IMHO these icons should be enhanced a little with color (surrounded green when ok for example) so that the user eye can catch more easily whether the email is valid or not.

Regards, Sebastien

Asked by s.lumineau 4 days ago

Add Security Exception Warning Appears

When selecting "Get Messages" a warning notice appears ie; Add Security Exception. This Exception notice shows Location and my pop3 provider and port 110, then in a box o… (read more)

When selecting "Get Messages" a warning notice appears ie; Add Security Exception. This Exception notice shows Location and my pop3 provider and port 110, then in a box opposite you can select Get Certificate. Also the last box below the message you can select "Confirm Security Exception" or select "Cancel". I have phoned my Internet Service Provider and also my security software provider, neither are able to help me.

Can you please assist?

Asked by garycarlson 1 day ago

"Pause notifications until Firefox restarts" no longer visible or available in Firefox 90.0, what are some other possible options?

I am trying to disable Firefox notifications whenever I take screenshots, and googling for solutions, I found the commonly suggested solution is to uncheck the "Pause no… (read more)

I am trying to disable Firefox notifications whenever I take screenshots, and googling for solutions, I found the commonly suggested solution is to uncheck the "Pause notifications until Firefox restarts" box in Permissions:

[to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification]

[Copied" window]

This option is not available in my browser version; thus, I'm hoping there's a newer workaround for this.

Asked by 0zen 1 day ago

Emails received from a previous certificate are no longer decryptable. How to access

I have a free S/Mime cert from actalis.it. It expired a week ago. I have obtained a new certificate. All emails send to and received from contacts with whom I correspond … (read more)

I have a free S/Mime cert from actalis.it. It expired a week ago. I have obtained a new certificate. All emails send to and received from contacts with whom I correspond via encrypted emails can no longer be decrypted.

How do I get access to these emails? The new certificate overwrites the old one PKCS12.certificate.<emailaddress>.pfx I have the originals of all of my certificate files.

Asked by citizen1138x 17 hours ago

How to delete site data for all sites EXCEPT several whitelisted sites?

I know how to clear site data for certain websites, but I would like to do the opposite - preserve site data and cookies for specific websites and delete everything else.… (read more)

I know how to clear site data for certain websites, but I would like to do the opposite - preserve site data and cookies for specific websites and delete everything else. It's not in options, perhaps there is an addon that would help me achieve this? Or how can I export (make backup) for a website that I could restore back after clearing everything?

Asked by Solshine 12 hours ago