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Mozilla Firefox Tweaked to obtain unauthorized info from users

I have been noticing that Firefox browser is being manipulated to obtain confidential information from users. Is Firefox doing anything to stop this? The crooks who are … (read more)

I have been noticing that Firefox browser is being manipulated to obtain confidential information from users.

Is Firefox doing anything to stop this? The crooks who are most likely military and Others affiliated with the government are surreptitiously accessing US Citizens computers and silently obtaining credit card information, banking, Venmo, Zelle Apple Cash, etc. and ROBBiNG citizens.

This is no joke. is Mozilla doing anything to protect their browsers from these hoodlums and corrupt government officials and there hired contractors?

The people you trust are not to be trusted.

Asked by WANNAKNOW2020 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Dropdowns will not stay open

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas? … (read more)

When I click to open a dropdown, it opens and then immediately shuts back up again. I have to maintain pressure on the left click to keep the box open. Any ideas?

Asked by donaldrmunro 1 year ago

Last reply by donaldrmunro 1 year ago

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Trendmicro Antivirus app on my Mac deleted all my important bookmarks

Hi, I would really appreciate your assistance with a issue regarding my Trendmicro Antivirus app on my Mac just deleted all my important bookmarks on my firefox browser. … (read more)

Hi, I would really appreciate your assistance with a issue regarding my Trendmicro Antivirus app on my Mac just deleted all my important bookmarks on my firefox browser. I tried to follow the support forums to restore them but I didn't have any luck. May I have some assistance please on the steps I need to take to restore all my previous bookmarks for my firefox browser on my MacOS? Thank you

Asked by roy.bidhan1720 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Problems with Firefox loading and closing pages.

My Mac: macOS Monterey 12.5.1 Firefox: 105.0.1 Since I updated my system Firefox has trouble loading and closing some pages, especially my BOA and ATT.net email accounts… (read more)

My Mac: macOS Monterey 12.5.1 Firefox: 105.0.1 Since I updated my system Firefox has trouble loading and closing some pages, especially my BOA and ATT.net email accounts. Any thoughts on why this is happening and what to do about it? It's especially concerning with the sites I go to to pay bills.

ATT.net I can sign in OK but then I get a page that says redirecting and it never loads. When I use Chrome, I'm not having a problem. All my bookmarks are set in Firefox so I'd rather not have to change them all over to Chrome. I can sign into my BOA account with no problem. When I sign out of BOA I get a window with a spinning dial that says signing out please wait but it never stops, leaving me wondering if it's exposed.

Thanks, Marnie McNamara


edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by marnie1 1 year ago

Last reply by RachelGomez161999 1 year ago

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How to disable Command+D to "Bookmark This Page" in Mac?

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6 on a MacMini (late 2018) with 64 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 and Firefox v86.0 64-bit. I need to disable Command+D that's currently used to "Bookmark … (read more)

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6 on a MacMini (late 2018) with 64 GB 2667 MHz DDR4 and Firefox v86.0 64-bit.

I need to disable Command+D that's currently used to "Bookmark This Page".

I need Command+D for another use.

I've searched about:config for "bookmark" and get a lot of hits, but I can't tell which one controls the setting for Command+D.

Or . . . am I barking up the wrong tree?

I want to disable Command+D.

Leaving the ability to mouse up and click Bookmarks > "Bookmark This Page" is ok.

I just need to disable the keyboard shortcut Command+D for "Bookmark This Page".

Anyone got a "howto" for this?

Thanks!

Asked by JohnDohe 3 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 years ago

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backing up cookies and other settings

Firefox is wreaking havoc with my 2018 MacBook Air. It seems to have been invaded by gremlins that are eating RAM and slowing down the works, sometimes causing my laptop … (read more)

Firefox is wreaking havoc with my 2018 MacBook Air. It seems to have been invaded by gremlins that are eating RAM and slowing down the works, sometimes causing my laptop to shut down.

I want to delete Firefox and reinstall, but first I want to save all of my cookies and other settings. (I've already downloaded my bookmarks.)

How do I save my cookies and other settings?

thanks very much. Sandy



edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by sandy53 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Security alerts

Have been receiving security alerts for the past month or so. Now firefox is restricting my access to my printer due to a possible security problem. I have also seen an… (read more)

Have been receiving security alerts for the past month or so. Now firefox is restricting my access to my printer due to a possible security problem. I have also seen an alert that a certificate for use expired last month. What can I do, or who can I talk to (cannot find any support phone number.

Asked by jimbarbelder 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Command ` stopped working

At some point, I have lost the ability to use "Command `" to toggle among open pages: those listed as available in the Windows menu. Has this function been deleted? Can… (read more)

At some point, I have lost the ability to use "Command `" to toggle among open pages: those listed as available in the Windows menu.

Has this function been deleted? Can I restore it? Any assistance appreciated.

Asked by Etnier 1 year ago

Last reply by irma.soler 1 year ago

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need an older version

Oops. I replaced my version of Firefox with the the newest version, but my OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6 does not support it. Now I can't browse with Firefox. How may … (read more)

Oops. I replaced my version of Firefox with the the newest version, but my OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6 does not support it. Now I can't browse with Firefox. How may I get the compatible version back?

Asked by acwolfe 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Adobe e-sign no longer working after update

Hi all, I have an Adobe account and regularly use Adobe e-sign to send out contracts. I have recently updated Firefox and since then, when I try and send out PDFs for e-… (read more)

Hi all, I have an Adobe account and regularly use Adobe e-sign to send out contracts. I have recently updated Firefox and since then, when I try and send out PDFs for e-sign via Adobe Acrobat Reader, it doesn't get past the upload of the document stage. When I do it on the web browser, I can log in to my account fine, but as soon as I try and view the PDF I want to send for signature, it tells me that:

'The cookie functionality is disabled on your browser

Adobe Acrobat Sign has detected that the cookie functionality is disabled on your browser. To use Adobe Acrobat Sign, please enable cookies on your browser.

When cookies are enabled, click the 'Continue' button below to proceed to Adobe Acrobat Sign. Instructions for enabling cookies Safari for iOS Safari for Mac Chrome for phone or tablet Chrome for desktop OS Firefox

   Click on the Firefox menu.
   Select Preferences.
   Select the Privacy & Security panel.
   Select Standard to enable cookies.
   Set Accept third-party cookies to Always to enable third-party cookies.'

I have followed all the above but it doesn't make any difference. I have also turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection for that site and it worked once, but then stopped working again.

I'm on a MacBook Pro.

Thanks so much for any help!


/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS

Asked by jennie4 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Updates--Mozilla says I'm up to date but my bank says I'm not

My bank says I need to update my MacBook Air browser to version 107, but the computer says I have version 102.5.0esr (last updated in November of 2022) and says it is up … (read more)

My bank says I need to update my MacBook Air browser to version 107, but the computer says I have version 102.5.0esr (last updated in November of 2022) and says it is up to date. I've checked the automatic updates box in my settings.

So do I manually update to version 107? Is 107 available for MacBook air? (I only ask because I have a 12-year old iMac that IS running version 107)

Thanks in advance for your help. I want to make sure I haven't missed something I was supposed to do.

Asked by billbarb136 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I'd love to have Firefox release version and Firefox beta installed side-by-side on my Mac. Is it possible?

I'd love to have Firefox release version and Firefox beta installed side-by-side on my Mac. Is it possible? If not, how do I make it so without encountering weird problem… (read more)

I'd love to have Firefox release version and Firefox beta installed side-by-side on my Mac. Is it possible? If not, how do I make it so without encountering weird problems? If any from Firefox's dev team are reading this, please just make this possible. Chrome and Edge do it. Firefox should, too, IMO. Thank you.

Asked by Lalit Bar 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Newest Firefox version won't open on my iMac at all.

OK, I'm not a techie, so forgive my lack of accurate vernacular here, but I was a happy-go-lucky Mozilla supporter and user on all my Apple devices up until recently. I h… (read more)

OK, I'm not a techie, so forgive my lack of accurate vernacular here, but I was a happy-go-lucky Mozilla supporter and user on all my Apple devices up until recently. I have no idea if there's a causal relationship here, but the serendipity seems to be something worth mentioning.

I signed up for the Mozilla VPN offering in October of 2022. I did not work well enough, and again, I'm a novice at such things, but I stopped using it within a week. Around the end of December, the Firefox browser has had serious problems where it would constantly crash on just about every page, sometimes multiple times. After a few days of that, I trashed the version I had and downloaded and installed the newest version just last weekend (01 JAN 2023). That lasted a few days, but now, all of a sudden, it will not open at all. I click the icon, it bobs twice, then nothing happens. The right-click "open" feature did likewise. I trashed that too and I am unwillingly to try again until I hear some feedback on this from subject-matter experts, if possible.

With my phone and iPad things are working just fine, so it must be my 5-year-old iMac that has been updated to version 12.6.2 just yesterday. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. I was using Ghostery and every other security feature I could find with Firefox, but in this age of Surveillance Capitalism, who knows what works anymore.

Thanks in advance, and wishing you all well in every way, sincerely.



/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by Steve 1 year ago

Last reply by techguy150 1 year ago

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Why are the PDFs it makes (to print a page) often invalid?

I frequently try to save pages as PDFs. When I print the page directly to a printer, no problem. When I save the PDF, it's usually munged and not a valid PDF file (very s… (read more)

I frequently try to save pages as PDFs. When I print the page directly to a printer, no problem. When I save the PDF, it's usually munged and not a valid PDF file (very small or 0 bytes). Example URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/01/science/bacteria-microbes-electricity.html

Makes an empty PDF while when I do Print and then Save as PDF. I'm on Apple OS 10.13, using Firefox 67.0.4. This problem has been with us for a while (> 1 year I believe) and happens on all my machines.

Asked by Mike_levin 4 years ago

Last reply by Mike_levin 4 years ago

Updating Firefox to avoid losing sync

I received an email suggesting that I update my Firefox or I would lose syncing function. I have two computers. A fairly new iMac Ventura 13.6.8 running Firefox 123.0 64 … (read more)

I received an email suggesting that I update my Firefox or I would lose syncing function. I have two computers. A fairly new iMac Ventura 13.6.8 running Firefox 123.0 64 bit which it says is up to date. But I also have an older iMac OSX 10.11.6 El Capiten running Firefox 78.15.0 ESR. I can't update the OS or Firefox on the old computer. So if I do nothing - will I still be able to sync on the newer Mac. I'm not too worried about the old one - I don't use it much for browsing - more for documents. Thank you. David Rimell

Asked by rimell 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago