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Privacy bugs in Firefox 88 on Linux

Hi, The privacy and security settings don't work on Firefox 88 on Linux (Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS). Many sites will offer the option to 'Login with google/facebook/whatever' … (ulteriori informazioni)

Hi,

The privacy and security settings don't work on Firefox 88 on Linux (Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS). Many sites will offer the option to 'Login with google/facebook/whatever' rather than creating a new account for that specific site. One really annoying (and dangerous) consequence of 'logging in with google' is that it remains logged in. So for example if I log in to non-google siteX using my google credentials and then hours later open gmail in a different tab I get straight through to my gmail inbox without having to supply any credentials (and indeed any other user of the same machine could do the same). Obviously this highly insecure and dangerous policy of keeping me logged in indefinitely is implemented by Google for their own agenda and has nothing to do with Firefox. The bug in Firefox is that when I clear all data to work around this google problem FIREFOX does not work as advertised. So to try to 'force' a logout from my Google account I go to Firefox -> Preferences -> Privacy & Security -> Cookies & Site Data -> Clear Data, after a few minutes of churning away at my harddrive Firefox informs me that 'Your stored cookies, site data, and cache are currently using 0 bytes of disk space.' For good measure I then hit the 'Clear History' button. After this I open a fresh tab and go to gmail and I get straight into my inbox, no credentials required, so clearly Firfox is NOT deleting all cookies etc and is mis-reporting that 0 bytes are being used. So, does anyone know where/how I should report this dangerous privacy bug ?

Thanks MH

Chiesto da mharpes1 1 giorno fa

Ultima risposta by jscher2000 3 ore fa

Firefox lost all my logins

Firefox lost all my logins/passwords. This happened last year and now it happens again. I've tried to find the old logins.json file and of course it does not work with it… (ulteriori informazioni)

Firefox lost all my logins/passwords. This happened last year and now it happens again. I've tried to find the old logins.json file and of course it does not work with it. It is empty. I'm using linux and there is no problem with any antivirus, it is simply a Firefox 'classical' error!

WHY is this happening? What is in the mind of the programmer responsible for this error? I can't understand why is he unable to keep a single file intact?

Why Mozilla is blaming the user for not having a backup. Firefox is messing this file, not the user! Why don't you fix Firefox and stop blaming the user? Why don't you simply FIX THE PROBLEM? You are "working on it" for years. Is it rocket science to JUST LET THE FILE ALONE?

Chiesto da ogv41564 7 ore fa

Ultima risposta by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 5 ore fa

Firefox shortcut with VPN option on

Hello, sorry for my English. I would like sometimes to launch Firefox behind VPN. I can indeed do it by using options manually, it works perfectly. All along my search, I… (ulteriori informazioni)

Hello, sorry for my English. I would like sometimes to launch Firefox behind VPN. I can indeed do it by using options manually, it works perfectly. All along my search, I have found that a private mode launcher can be made ("C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -private-window). Is there any similar instruction, but for a Firefox manual VPN option activate ? Thank you for your attention.

Chiesto da heaqks 3 giorni fa

Ultima risposta by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 12 ore fa

Still No Definitive Fix For Floating Videos

With all the releases of FF you would think there would be defense against floating videos. Try to research the topic on the Web and the answers are all over the map and… (ulteriori informazioni)

With all the releases of FF you would think there would be defense against floating videos. Try to research the topic on the Web and the answers are all over the map and nothing I have seen really works well. These are detaching/floating videos I refer to. Hint: the fix is NOT in about:config.

Probably the most annoying aspect of the Web -- not adequately addressed.

Failure of fiduciary duties...

Chiesto da JoeJupa 21 ore fa

Cannot add secondary email to Firefox account

Hello, I'm trying to add a secondary email address to my Firefox account but each time I try I get the following message: "Secondary email must be different than your acc… (ulteriori informazioni)

Hello, I'm trying to add a secondary email address to my Firefox account but each time I try I get the following message: "Secondary email must be different than your account email" I'm not typing the same main email address, I'm actually trying to type another one. The only possible reason that comes to my mind is that the address I want to add is already used as a secondary address for another Firefox account (namely, the one I use at work). I don't know if it makes sense, but it's the only possible situation this address is to be already found. Any ideas why this happens and how to fix it? Thanks in advance.

Chiesto da campagnaro.marco.1 1 giorno fa

Why don`t full clear Cached Web Content

Data don`t change after press CLEAR button, why? Don`t change after restart Firefox? (clear on exit - set) Cached Web Content (481 KB) Will require websites to reload ima… (ulteriori informazioni)

Data don`t change after press CLEAR button, why? Don`t change after restart Firefox? (clear on exit - set)

Cached Web Content (481 KB) Will require websites to reload images and data

Chiesto da haritonuy 1 giorno fa

Primary Password Pop-up

Hi. Finally got round to asking this question. How can I be certain the Pop-up for my Primary Password is from Firefox and NOT a 'fake', pop-up (or some such) displayed b… (ulteriori informazioni)

Hi. Finally got round to asking this question.

How can I be certain the Pop-up for my Primary Password is from Firefox and NOT a 'fake', pop-up (or some such) displayed by a malicious web-site?

TIA Mike

Chiesto da MikeSW17 2 settimane fa

Ultima risposta by mozilla.org14 1 giorno fa

Can I view when an autofill address was made?

I recently was looking through my autofill addresses when I noticed a name that should not be there. Someone I do not know in some state that I do not live in. I quickly … (ulteriori informazioni)

I recently was looking through my autofill addresses when I noticed a name that should not be there. Someone I do not know in some state that I do not live in. I quickly changed my firefox password and various passwords that may have been compromised.

My question is, how worried should I be? How did they get my password or access to a PC with my account active on it. Then why would they be so daft to save their name and address as the autofill?

Is there any way I can check when it was made or pass this on to Mozilla support?

Chiesto da Joe 2 giorni fa

restrict extension access permissions by url

if an extension requires an 'Access your data for all websites' permission then firefox requires me to choose either allow this extension to steal all my sensitive data, … (ulteriori informazioni)

if an extension requires an 'Access your data for all websites' permission then firefox requires me to choose either allow this extension to steal all my sensitive data, or not to use the extension at all.

for such cases, chrome allows me to choose when and where i prefer to allow the extension to see these data and when and where to restrict it from accessing them: Site access Allow this extension to read and change all your data on websites you visit:

  • On click
  • On specific sites
  • On all sites

does firefox allow this somehow? i'd prefer to have an option to restrict such access in some cases by clicking the extension button, in some - by white or black listing specific sites (mostly whitelisting), and for some cases - do not restrict.

Chiesto da musilla 2 giorni fa

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Security concerns

How and why did Facebook install a tab on my personal Royal bank account page? I am a little frustrated as to how this could happen, it only happens with the the Royal ba… (ulteriori informazioni)

How and why did Facebook install a tab on my personal Royal bank account page? I am a little frustrated as to how this could happen, it only happens with the the Royal bank !

Chiesto da Tom 4 giorni fa

Risposta di ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 giorni fa

Exceptions for the HTTPS-only mode?

Moin, I activated the HTTPS-only mode as I used the "https everywhere" plugin so far. But, in a very special network segment for radio amateurs, the 44-network (ampr.org)… (ulteriori informazioni)

Moin, I activated the HTTPS-only mode as I used the "https everywhere" plugin so far.

But, in a very special network segment for radio amateurs, the 44-network (ampr.org) encryption is not allowed. So is there a way to configure the HTTPS-only mode in a way to say ".... but not for 44.0.0.0/8?

i prefer one configuration than constantly clicking the "continue to http site" button for the next few years.

Thanks in advanced

Chiesto da michael.renner@gmx.de 2 giorni fa

Ultima risposta by cor-el 2 giorni fa

Address bar background has orange stripes with a robot icon

This just started occurring on my PC when I use Firefox: why is the background of the address bar orange/yellow with diagonal stripes and there is a robot at the start of… (ulteriori informazioni)

This just started occurring on my PC when I use Firefox: why is the background of the address bar orange/yellow with diagonal stripes and there is a robot at the start of the web address? I'm concerned it may be a virus or the web browser is being remotely monitored.

Please refer to the attached image. Thank you,

Chiesto da SurlynSalsa 1 mese fa

Ultima risposta by Ronnieb1129 2 giorni fa

Can't access NBT bank website

Why do I get this message when I try to go to NBT Banks website: The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection to nbtbank.com. This problem… (ulteriori informazioni)

Why do I get this message when I try to go to NBT Banks website: The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to nbtbank.com.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

I only get this on my laptop, my desktop works fine. The settings on both browsers are set the same.

Chiesto da rwparker53 2 giorni fa

Ultima risposta by FredMcD 2 giorni fa

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Cannot chance password or generate recovery key

I wanted to change the password of my Firefox account and also generate a recovery key, but whenever I try it says "invalid password". The old password is correct, though… (ulteriori informazioni)

I wanted to change the password of my Firefox account and also generate a recovery key, but whenever I try it says "invalid password". The old password is correct, though, as I can use it to log into my account. I've tried multiple times on two computers and checked and re-checked the password, but the error message keeps appearing.

Chiesto da eleni205 3 giorni fa

Risposta di cor-el 2 giorni fa

Master password not remembered

Every time I open Firefox it asks me for my master password. I have read a lot of forums but nothing has worked. I do not use sync or Windows 10 sync, I doubled checked t… (ulteriori informazioni)

Every time I open Firefox it asks me for my master password. I have read a lot of forums but nothing has worked. I do not use sync or Windows 10 sync, I doubled checked to make sure they are both off. I have refreshed Firefox to default settings and used with no add ons. The only security software I use is Comodo and I have looked all over for any settings that will effect firefox's memory. Since Firefox won't keep a master password even in default mode I'm thinking its outside Firefox and the only thing that comes to mind is Comodo. I really don't want to remove Comodo and then have to set everything back up. I have quit Comodo but its the same thing.

thank you for any help, this has been driving me crazy!!

Chiesto da Ieke27 3 giorni fa

Ultima risposta by cor-el 3 giorni fa

Hello! I have a question about MozillaVPN. There is a monthly payment transaction activity to my Mozilla VPN account from my bank, but no payment information was shown on my Mozilla account for paid subscribe VPN? Thank you

Hello! I have a question about MozillaVPN. There is a monthly payment transaction activity to my Mozilla VPN account from my bank, but no payment information was shown o… (ulteriori informazioni)

Hello! I have a question about MozillaVPN. There is a monthly payment transaction activity to my Mozilla VPN account from my bank, but no payment information was shown on my Mozilla account for paid subscribe VPN? Thank you

Chiesto da fangfang19701014 3 giorni fa

Ultima risposta by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 giorni fa