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Grey padlock+yellow triangle instead of green one while browsing my webmail. How can I fix it?

Hello Techies, facts are these: Firefox + HTTPS Everywhere on Linux, updated once a day. I connect to my webmail, Yahoo.com, and often the padlock turns to grey+orange tr… (read more)

Hello Techies, facts are these: Firefox + HTTPS Everywhere on Linux, updated once a day. I connect to my webmail, Yahoo.com, and often the padlock turns to grey+orange triangle. But https is still present in the URL bar (by the way, I've set browser.urlbar.trimURLs to false). So I try and refresh page (F5), positive result only every now and then. I tried and switched to Basic display (I guess it should be lighter), positive result only every now and then. I feel I can't do anything to fix this annoying and weird lack of security. This "instable green" only occours connecting to Yahoo. When I connect to Facebook, GMail, YouTube or whatever I do NOT have problems at all. No difference using a normal, super updated session rather than a Live one (as I'm doing right now). I've written to Yahoo Help Community to explain as above and I was told it depends on the way Firefox "sees" Yahoo, and to ask You. Thanks a lot... To me it actually IS a Yahoo problem (not the first time, though...), but still I ask you whether you can suggest how to fix the problem or you know more about it. Many thanks and best regard. Alberto

Asked by Alberto67 Prieš 3 metus

Answered by cor-el Prieš 3 metus

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Disable untrusted connection

Hello, I use firefox for work and use only certain sites and this message is really annoying, especially for intranet sites. So, I really want to know how to totally disa… (read more)

Hello,

I use firefox for work and use only certain sites and this message is really annoying, especially for intranet sites. So, I really want to know how to totally disable this security type of checks.

I already spent to much time and this, I don't want to do debugging or stuff like that, I just want to totally disable any check for "untrusted sites" and yes I am fully aware of the dangers, attacks etc.

And actually I find it quite annoying that Firefox blocks me from accesing something I want. Warnings are OK, but totally blocking me, not even "I understand this, add exception ... bla bla" is not kosher.( the error is sec_error_unknown_issuer)

Thank you.

Asked by Marcel99 Prieš 4 metus

Answered by Marcel99 Prieš 4 metus

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Warning: potential security risk. Unable to access yahoo.com

Hello I have had this issue for 3 days now. I am unable to access yahoo mail or yahoo in general because I get warning potential risk ahead message. I had to make twitter… (read more)

Hello

I have had this issue for 3 days now. I am unable to access yahoo mail or yahoo in general because I get warning potential risk ahead message. I had to make twitter account to be able to get in touch with yahoo support but they just offered a yahoo link which, of course, I am unable to open because of "potential risk ahead". I tried solutions suggested by people here at mozilla support, like clearing history, cache etc but it didn't work. I also tired accessing yahoo via internet explorer and chrome (installed on my father's laptop, windows 10) Of course same message appears. I am using windows 7 64 bit. I also tried Edge and of course it says yahoo site is not secure. I have never had these kind of problems before. I was always able to access yahoo via FIrefox and other browsers. It's really damn annoying because i see no solution to this damn crap. Also I am unable to upload a 170kb screenshot to show you the issue. Just keeps loading and loading and it doesn't stop. So I guess I will just have to describe it:

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to guce.yahoo.com. If you visit this site, attackers could try to steal information like your passwords, emails, or credit card details.

What can you do about it?

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it. You can notify the website’s administrator about the problem.

Websites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust this site because it uses a certificate that is not valid for guce.yahoo.com. The certificate is only valid for *.amz-aws.jp. Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN

https://guce.yahoo.com/consent?gcrumb=gscOGxw&trapType=login&done=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.yahoo.com%2F&src= Unable to communicate securely with peer: requested domain name does not match the server’s certificate. HTTP Strict Transport Security: false HTTP Public Key Pinning: false

Asked by Norgathaal Prieš 1 metus

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Says "Insecure connection" for nearly everything I want to load

I am trying to load YouTube, Wikipedia, and some other websites but I ended up with "Insecure connection". None of these are bookmarked pages, so https://support.mozilla.… (read more)

I am trying to load YouTube, Wikipedia, and some other websites but I ended up with "Insecure connection". None of these are bookmarked pages, so https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1181480 does not help, as it is about search engines. Note that the websites I tried to visit are all HTTPS websites, but HTTP websites work.

Asked by RedSilverfish Prieš 2 metus

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Firefox 35 cannot delete google cookie

I just noticed that I was carrying a cookie from google. I run a strict cookie policy and I had made, previously, an exception to "allow for session" cookies for books.go… (read more)

I just noticed that I was carrying a cookie from google. I run a strict cookie policy and I had made, previously, an exception to "allow for session" cookies for books.google.com . I noticed today, in a completely new session, that I was carrying a google cookie for " .google.com ." I have tried to delete this cookie several times. FF "acts as if I deleted the cookie. I close the cookie GUI and there it is again...just like now...

Name: PREF Content: ID=996ac2fe99a32ac8:TM=1418165280:LM=1418165280:S=-EYElo0JUfSC84AS Domain: .google.com Path: / Send For: Any type of connection Expires: Thursday, December 08, 2016 4:48:07 PM

I deleted the exception for books.google.com closed and restarted FF, looked at cookies and there it is again! What is up with that? Just typing this message in, I have deleted and found "reborn again" this cookie. I don't want it. I do not want to delete "all cookies" as some are the core of my security policy in managing my websites. I have tried typing into the cookie GUI "google.com" and set to "block" and it is there (the block), I have also set a "block" for .google.com and the cookie reappears.

So what is going on and why doesn't any of the usual methods work? Is there still some "hidden" crossovers between google and Mozilla? I know Mozilla has cooperated with Google in the "safe browsing" area, and from local appdata folder I see an many "goog..." files.

Do I have to turn this off to get google off my computers cookies?

Regards, Axis

Asked by Axis Prieš 5 metus

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Beveiligde verbinding mislukt / Secure connection failed

[NL] Als ik sites als facebook.com en youtube.com wil openen krijg ik de melding "Beveiligde verbinding mislukt". Hoe los ik dit op? Andere sites als google.com, 9gag.com… (read more)

[NL] Als ik sites als facebook.com en youtube.com wil openen krijg ik de melding "Beveiligde verbinding mislukt". Hoe los ik dit op? Andere sites als google.com, 9gag.com en instagram.com (eigenlijk alle andere sites die ik uitgeprobeerd heb) doen het wel!

[EN] When I open sites like facebook.com and youtube.com I get the message "Secure connection failed". How to fix this? Other sites like google.com, 9gag.com and instagram.com (basicly every other site I tried) are doing well!

Asked by GvanBakel Prieš 4 metus

Answered by cor-el Prieš 4 metus

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firefox opens every page as a HTTPS. how can i change it back to HTTP?

i am trying to reset my mums browser. it opens everything as a secure page. the same happens with IE 8 it mistrusts every page as the certificates have errors on them. or… (read more)

i am trying to reset my mums browser. it opens everything as a secure page. the same happens with IE 8

it mistrusts every page as the certificates have errors on them. or it says they do.

i am running win XP and i have reinstalled firefox just in case.

my internet connection is mobile broadband with blink. ( see www.blinkit.net.au ) need more info? ask and i will provide it if i can find it.

cheers Baron

Asked by bigbadbaron Prieš 5 metus

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Can one safely block 4.2.2.1, 4.2.2.2, &c . . . 8.8.8.8

I use Little Snitch which shows Firefox allowing connections to 8 IP addresses that, for not seeing a reason, I blocked in LS. Nevertheless, LS lets about 10% of those c… (read more)

I use Little Snitch which shows Firefox allowing connections to 8 IP addresses that, for not seeing a reason, I blocked in LS. Nevertheless, LS lets about 10% of those connections through, so I police and disconnect. On the net, I found that those IPs belong to Level3 Communications which has a bad rep among some. I contacted the Little Snitch people who advised that I was wrong & the real owner is google (not really an answer to why their program lets through even after I've blocked). But here's the thing -- I use google ONLY for e-mail; I don't want to place my computer at their disposal for anything else. SO, should I continue my blocking campaign, or let the eight IPs through. My concern is Privacy and Security.


Thanks,

goldenthal

Asked by goldenthal Prieš 4 metus

Answered by cor-el Prieš 4 metus

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Personal certificates disappear after upgrade to FF35

All personal certificates for loggin on sites doesn't shown - empty storage. Sites saying "You have no certs installed". When I import cert from backup and enter right pa… (read more)

All personal certificates for loggin on sites doesn't shown - empty storage. Sites saying "You have no certs installed". When I import cert from backup and enter right password I see window "Alert! ... imported successful", but no cert appears at "View certs" - Personal. When I do enter wrong pass importing cert I have an error (so ok).

Linux 3.13.0-44-generic #73-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 16 00:23:46 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux Any ideas? Thanks!

Asked by jazzo Prieš 5 metus

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My master password does not ask for sign in and all site show the saved passwords.

On one of my computers when I open firefox the master login requiring me to type my master password has disappeared. But when i go to any of my sites the passwords are i… (read more)

On one of my computers when I open firefox the master login requiring me to type my master password has disappeared. But when i go to any of my sites the passwords are in use as if I had. This means anyone with access to this computer can access any of my secured sites. How do I fix this.

Thanks

Asked by macdo81 Prieš 4 metus

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User identification request box does not allow easy identification of certificates

The user identification request box changed from Firefox 52 to 53. I use a smart card that has multiple certificates, and it is now very difficult to distinguish one fro… (read more)

The user identification request box changed from Firefox 52 to 53. I use a smart card that has multiple certificates, and it is now very difficult to distinguish one from the other when a request is made. In 52, the type of certificate was displayed in the certificate drop-down box. Now in 53 the only noticeable difference between certificates is the serial number, so I have to scroll down in the details section to determine if it's an "e-mail" or "id" certificate.

Is there a way to have the type of certificate displayed in the drop-down box, or change the size of the user identification request box so I can see the relevant info to distinguish the certificates?

Asked by dhoult Prieš 3 metus

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Malwarebytes stops this, (domain, 54.86.84.196, ze1.zeroredirect1.com, 8339, Outbound, C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe,)

A few days ago I started seeing this popup from Malwarebytes ......1/7/2016 12:34 PM, SYSTEM, STAN-PC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Domain, 54.173.81.97, zk1… (read more)

A few days ago I started seeing this popup from Malwarebytes ......1/7/2016 12:34 PM, SYSTEM, STAN-PC, Protection, Malicious Website Protection, Domain, 54.173.81.97, zk1.zeroredirect1.com, 8044, Outbound, C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe, ......... What is this, is this FireFox, is this something I should try to get rid of? This has never happened before and have had Malwarebytes for years and FireFox for years, what gives?

Asked by rubinontheroad Prieš 4 metus

Answered by FredMcD Prieš 4 metus

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Firefox not loading webpages correctly or securely and without the correct permissions. It's a mixture and depends on the website.

I get a mixture of these when I attempt to load a secure website. 1. uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate … (read more)

I get a mixture of these when I attempt to load a secure website.

1.

uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is not

trusted because the issuer certificate is unknown. The server

might not be sending the appropriate intermediate certificates.

An additional root certificate may need to be imported. (Error

code: sec_error_unknown_issuer)


2. Permissions you have not granted this site any special permissions


3. Connection is not secure

I have deleted cert8.db. I have refreshed firefox. Some sites will load secure but will still not have permissions. Other sites i.e support firefox will load but it will be in all text be secure but will still not have permissions. Youtube the site will load but videos don't play and certain things on the website will just not load correctly. I am running windows 7 x64 and I use eset nod 32 9 as my anti-virus.

My firefox was working just fine then I woke up today tried using it as normal and pages would have all those combinations of issues. It always has on all sites with security now

2. Permissions you have not granted this site any special permissions

Other internet browsers do work and are secure I just really want to get back to using firefox.

Asked by clack Prieš 4 metus

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 4 metus

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I have an extension I can't get rid of

I mistakenly downloaded an extension believing it to be a genuine Firefox one. It takes my to myemailxp.com Now I have a dialogue box which tells me my extension has ex… (read more)

I mistakenly downloaded an extension believing it to be a genuine Firefox one. It takes my to myemailxp.com Now I have a dialogue box which tells me my extension has expired, asks me to renew it, and prevents me getting into the browser. I just want to get rid of the extension and get back to basic, English, Firefox. How do I do this?

Asked by franlambert Prieš 4 metus

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Do you know who Yoursitworkshelpllc from China is?

My credit card was charged a fee by Yoursitworkshelpllc shen zhen shigu. I didn't buy anything from them. With google I finally found the site whoismind.com which charges… (read more)

My credit card was charged a fee by Yoursitworkshelpllc shen zhen shigu. I didn't buy anything from them. With google I finally found the site whoismind.com which charges a search fee to Windows users. I have an iMac but was charged the fee. How do I get rid of this site?

Asked by magiannh Prieš 4 metus

Answered by FredMcD Prieš 4 metus

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mcafee site advisor has stopped working

Mcafee Site Advisor has stopped working on Firefox. It works on Internet Explorer. I prefer Firefox and want to keep using it! It is marked as enabled in the Add Ons in t… (read more)

Mcafee Site Advisor has stopped working on Firefox. It works on Internet Explorer. I prefer Firefox and want to keep using it! It is marked as enabled in the Add Ons in the top right Menu. I have tried reloading Firefox. I have tried disabling Site Advisor and re-enabling it. I have contacted McAfee who say it is not a software fault of theirs. I have a new Lesovo PC with Windows 8.1. Site advisor ran for a few days then this problem occurred. thankyou

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Can i view exact IP / location from which someone tried to sync my profile ?

So, i've just received an email that someone "signed in to my account with Firefox 18 on 2016-06-23 15:18 UTC" Can i get info which IP/location was used while doing so ? … (read more)

So, i've just received an email that someone "signed in to my account with Firefox 18 on 2016-06-23 15:18 UTC" Can i get info which IP/location was used while doing so ? I've already changed my password, but knowing that emails come with some delay and all you need is just a few seconds to sync all your passwords id say its a pretty bad thing..

Asked by Scr34mik Prieš 4 metus

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I need to allow encrypted connection with mixed content for this website https://support.microsoft.com

I am unable to connect or use any of these important websites. http://*.update.microsoft.com https://*.update.microsoft.com http://download.windowsupdate.com … (read more)

I am unable to connect or use any of these important websites. http://*.update.microsoft.com

   https://*.update.microsoft.com
   http://download.windowsupdate.com
   http://support.microsoft.com
   https://support.microsoft.com
   https://dcupload.microsoft.com
   https://diagnostics.support.microsoft.com
   https://dcodews.partners.extranet.microsoft.com
   http://microsoft.com
   https://microsoft.com

I am told that they are encrypted and use mixed content. Firefox automatically blocks them. But, I need to download and use their scans and fix it tools. How can I fix this for these websites to work? I have already allowed them in permissions. It hasn't helped. My firewalls are not blocking them. Browser is updated. Firefox 43.0 Windows 7

Asked by shari.anton Prieš 4 metus

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