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how secure is my passwords over other apps in system

Hello mozilla support. Firstly I apologize for my english. I love Firefox and using him for many years this time i run on 64bit version number 88.0. I recently discover p… (read more)

Hello mozilla support. Firstly I apologize for my english. I love Firefox and using him for many years this time i run on 64bit version number 88.0. I recently discover problem with my saved passwords in Firefox and i mean this broke my or everyone privacy using feature of saving passwords by Firefox. After some time past installation of antivirus program Avast on my desktop PC i was surprised with new installed program on my desktop named Avast Secure Browser. I ran this program first time and without any his any question he show up in front of meon desktop. I discover in his settings that all my passwords saved in Firefox was succesfully decrypted because when i click on the eye icon my password was showed up as he is in firefox. Then i search for a file in my user profile where the Avast Secure Browser has my passwords stored and then check this file on all other user profiles on my PC where nobody not even once run this Avast Secure Browser but all passwords was already prepared for them in that file on all user accounts without any grant or approval by other users during their work on PC. I am only man which administrate this PC and I dont allow Avast Secure Browser stole my passwords from Firefox. My questions is obvious. How secure is for any user which stored their passwords in Firefox before any other system application like antivirus installed on PC with platform windows? How is possible for any app simply decrypt my passwords from logins.json file? For me it is a very bad if this was allowed through maybe some function in Firefox API that can some program use, but i am not an expert on Firefox a that is why i wrote this. If a problem is Avast which use some not good practise in this app, then i immediately send him feedback. But firstly i want answer from your team.

Asked by mbagin24 3 weeks ago

Last reply by ReZzA 1 day ago

Frequency of Primary Password entry

Sometime since upgrading to Release 90 (now have 90.0.2) Firefox Browser has started asking that I enter my Primary Password several times each hour. I do not see a rela… (read more)

Sometime since upgrading to Release 90 (now have 90.0.2) Firefox Browser has started asking that I enter my Primary Password several times each hour. I do not see a relationship with how the Browser is being used at the time.

Anyone know why this is happening?

I do not like the situation.

Asked by Old Jim 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

90.0.2: Did something change with handling of expired certs?

A cert on an application we mange expired. OK. So I went to that site knowing I would have to tell FF to accept the cert even though it expired. However, I couldn't fi… (read more)

A cert on an application we mange expired. OK. So I went to that site knowing I would have to tell FF to accept the cert even though it expired. However, I couldn't find anything under 'advanced' to accept the cert. This is with 90.0.2. Did something recently change where that's no longer allowed?

I had to resort to using a different browser so I can access the app to install a new cert.

Asked by afffan4life 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day 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 3 days ago

Last reply by BeeJay 1 day ago

new https "trusted partner" redirect opt out

I want to opt out of the new (slower than molasses) "trusted partner redirect" Firefox gave me ONE chance for 3 seconds before closing the option window. This has resulte… (read more)

I want to opt out of the new (slower than molasses) "trusted partner redirect" Firefox gave me ONE chance for 3 seconds before closing the option window.

This has resulted in slowing down an already too slow event in Firefox. This is why users are going to chrome.

It's a great idea as an option. Not a great idea to force it on users.

Thanks for your help,

Asked by BertD FireFox 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

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autofill credit card info

Where is the ability to save credit card information? As per this moz article its definitely not under privacy&security -> forms autofill, in fact there is just lo… (read more)

Where is the ability to save credit card information? As per this moz article its definitely not under privacy&security -> forms autofill, in fact there is just logins & passwords nothing about credit card.

I also went into about:config to confirm these attributes are set to true. extensions.formautofill.creditCards.enabled extensions.formautofill.creditCards.available

version 90.0.2.

Asked by Diders 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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The prompt "Please enter your primary password" appears multiple times in a session.

The prompt "Please enter your primary password" has started to appear multiple times in a session. When I enter the password everything seems to work the way it did befor… (read more)

The prompt "Please enter your primary password" has started to appear multiple times in a session. When I enter the password everything seems to work the way it did before, but after a while I'll click a link or access a bookmark and the prompt will pop up again.

Is this a deliberate change or a bug, or is my system broken or compromised?

Asked by Darrell 3 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 days ago

Run as and Single sign on

Hi Everyone, Environment details: OS: Windows7 (64bit) Firefox Version : 90.0.2 (64bit) I am trying to launch Firefox as a different user on my machine and trying to ope… (read more)

Hi Everyone,

Environment details: OS: Windows7 (64bit) Firefox Version : 90.0.2 (64bit)

I am trying to launch Firefox as a different user on my machine and trying to open a web page which uses Widows Single sing on. I want the browser to use the Run as account credential which I used to launch the browser to be used for the Webpage authentication. Tried setting the following configs network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris and network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris but didn't worked out. Any Idea how to force the browser to use the run as credential to authenticate into a webpage page that uses windows Single sign on.

Thank You, Kalidhas P

Asked by kalidhas.be 3 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 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 3 days ago

Last reply by ggg3 3 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 3 days ago

Firefox Keeps asking me to enter my Primary Password Constantly.

Hi. Firefox keeps asking me to enter my Primary password at random and this all started about 2 weeks ago. Most time it pops up the next day and sometimes every 2-4hrs. I… (read more)

Hi. Firefox keeps asking me to enter my Primary password at random and this all started about 2 weeks ago. Most time it pops up the next day and sometimes every 2-4hrs. I rarely shutdown my system due to work related stuff but at the same time i do update my system constantly. I also use a VPN since i work from home. (P.S. It doesn't route all my traffic through the VPN, only the ones destined to the office.) What can i do to resolve this? I do plan to uninstall and reinstall Firefox but I want that to be the last solution if all else fails. Thanks.

Asked by TemmyD1 4 days ago

Last reply by JP 4 days ago

why can't this "help" page answer a direct question?

Ok so the original question was "What is Cloudflare? but apparently JUST LIKE GOOGLE you just ignore search terms and populate a bunch of so-called answers that have noth… (read more)

Ok so the original question was "What is Cloudflare? but apparently JUST LIKE GOOGLE you just ignore search terms and populate a bunch of so-called answers that have nothing whatsoever to do with the question!

Asked by sercouwis2004 1 week ago

Last reply by u10tek1 4 days ago

Primary password glitch

I updated FF to version 90.0.2, & it now keeps asking me for my primary password. I've tried resetting it, & rebooting Windows 10 Pro X64, but nothing seems to he… (read more)

I updated FF to version 90.0.2, & it now keeps asking me for my primary password. I've tried resetting it, & rebooting Windows 10 Pro X64, but nothing seems to help. I don't actually have to do anything, except hit Cancel, but it bothers me that FF is glitchy.

No software additions, system is stable, running Sophos anti-virus

Any ideas? Thanks!

Asked by firefox1467 5 days ago

Last reply by firefox1467 4 days ago

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Version 90.02 D.O.H. unwanted change

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e… (read more)

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e5b765c8863. I then performed an update to 90.2 directly via the update notification instead of the direct download and found that D.O.H value changed from cloudflare default to an unknown cira canadian shield.

Why would the default setting change to a unknown Canadian D.O.H. provider when I have a US version of FF installed on a upgrade? See enclosed.

Asked by Mace2 5 days ago

Answered by Mace2 5 days ago

Open Firefox Home in specific Multi-Account Container

Hi! I am trying to use the Multi-Account Containers add-on in conjunction with Facebook Container and Temporary Containers add-ons. I have DuckDuckGo set as my default se… (read more)

Hi! I am trying to use the Multi-Account Containers add-on in conjunction with Facebook Container and Temporary Containers add-ons.

I have DuckDuckGo set as my default search engine, and Homepage and New Tabs and Windows set to Firefox Home.

Firefox Home has no domain in the address bar, which is presumably why it is always opened in a temporary container.

I am not sure I understand the best practice to use them after reading a LOT on various sites. Aside from the default containers, I have set up specific containers, depicted in the attached image, for: -Privacy Expected (Firefox, DDG, etc). -Often used and generally trusted (labelled Suppliers, Sites I like). -General sites which I expect to visit again, and I've managed cookie settings I don't want to do again each visit due to Temporary Containers add-on deleting their cookies. -Yuk Sites I expect to track me can go in a container (again, only adding to a container so I don't have to manage their cookies each visit). -worst offenders have their own containers (Google, Microsoft, etc)

Still trying to get my head around how to set permission for add-on Read Aloud to use Google Wavenet voices, and have that permission (and "I am not a robot" Captcha) seen across non-Google pages I want to be able to be read aloud (maybe have to add that 1 page for Google Wavenet voices to an exception in Temp containers or no cointainer but at the extent of my ability to make sense of all this).

Asked by bodwyn 5 days ago

Last reply by bodwyn 4 days ago

Primary password popup - how limit it asking me for a password only when I am trying to access a page

I am sat in front of a PC for most of my day. Firefox spends most of its time minimised while I use document and video applications. On average the Primary password login… (read more)

I am sat in front of a PC for most of my day. Firefox spends most of its time minimised while I use document and video applications. On average the Primary password login box will activate over everything I am doing frequently - by frequently I mean 2-3 times an hour or more. It is annoying and nonsensical. What am I doing wrong or is this simply a flaw in firefox? In my imagination at least it makes sense for it to ask me for a password when I want to use a password restricted domain.

Asked by nimai.pandit.das 6 days ago

Last reply by nimai.pandit.das 5 days ago

How can I enable Firefox in Windows Defender Firewall?

I'm using Windows Defender Firewall in Windows 10, and I have blocked all Inbound and Outbound connections, created a New Rule for Firefox (version 78.11.0_ESR), and allo… (read more)

I'm using Windows Defender Firewall in Windows 10, and I have blocked all Inbound and Outbound connections, created a New Rule for Firefox (version 78.11.0_ESR), and allowed the program to access the internet from the installation path: "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe". However, internet access is inaccessable? Does Firefox makes some DETOUR route without my knowelage or is it just me and my moderate IQ? All other applications have full respect to Windows Defender Firewall rules. Thank you.

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ARE THERE NO DEVELOPERS OF ANY SOFTWARE WHO DO NOT USE GOOGLE SERVICES, THE WORLDS MOST EVIL FOREIGN ESPIONAGE AGENT?

I FIREWALL BLOCK GOOGLE! ARE THERE NO DEVELOPERS OF ANY SOFTWARE ANY WHERE WHO DO NOT USE GOOGLE SERVICES IN THEIR SOFTWARE? GOOGLE IS THE WORLDS MOST EVIL FOREIGN ESPION… (read more)

I FIREWALL BLOCK GOOGLE! ARE THERE NO DEVELOPERS OF ANY SOFTWARE ANY WHERE WHO DO NOT USE GOOGLE SERVICES IN THEIR SOFTWARE? GOOGLE IS THE WORLDS MOST EVIL FOREIGN ESPIONAGE AGENT! HOW STUPID HAS EVERYONE BECOME THAT THEY CANNOT SEE WHAT THEY HAVE DONE TO YOUR PRIVACY? EVERY STINKING PIECE OF CODE I LOOK INTO IN THE OPEN SOURCE WORLD CONTAINS GOOGLE CODE! THEY SPY ON EVERYONE ALL OVER THE WORLD! HOW STUPID HAVE YOU BECOME AMERICA? GET A CLUE! START WRITING YOUR OWN CODE AND AVOID AND BLOCK GOOGLE CODE! DO NOT GET CAUGHT WITH YOUR PANTS DOWN WHEN GOOGLE STARTS DEMANDING YOU SHUT DOWN YOUR WEBSITES BECAUSE YOU DISAGREE WITH THEIR POLICIES! EVER SINCE i HEARD THE STORY ABOUT GOOGLE WRITING CODE AND DOING A PROJECT FOR THE CHINESE MILITARY I HAVE BEEN FIREWALL BLOCKING ALL GOOGLE SERVICES! I HAVE DISCOVERED THAT EVERYONE USES THEIR SERVICES! WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR CODE OR WEBSITE WHEN GOOGLE GOES PERMANENTLY DOWN BECAUSE OF A NUCLEAR STRIKE ON SAN FRANCISCO? i WILL TELL YOU WHEN THAT HAPPENS ALL YOUR WEBSITES GO DOWN AND YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO REMAIN CONNECTED! STOP USING GOOGLE SERVICES! WRITE YOUR OWN SERVICES! THEN YOUR WEBSITES WILL CONTINUE TO FUNCTION WHEN THE WORST CASE SCENARIO OCCURS IN SAN FRANCISCO AND YOU WILL END UP BECOMING THE SAVIORS OF THE WORLD WIDE WEB OF CONNECTIVITY!

Asked by Virgil U 5 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 days ago