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Email messages can contain remote content such as images or stylesheets. To protect your privacy, Thunderbird does not load remote content automatically, but instead shows a notification bar to indicate that it blocked remote content. Table of Contents1 What is remote content and
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By default, Thunderbird attempts to communicate with mail servers using the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or the more recent TLS (Transport Layer Security) protocol. These protocols enable encrypted communication between Thunderbird and the mail server, which prevents messages from being
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Table of Contents1 Introduction2 Installing GPG and Enigmail3 Creating PGP keys4 Sending and receiving public keys4.1 Sending your public key via email4.2 Receiving a public key via email5 Sending a digitally signed and / or encrypted email6 Reading a digitally signed and / or encrypted
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Certificates Certificates are the digital equivalent of identity cards. They are used to encrypt and decrypt information transferred between sites. Certificates are configured on the Advanced panel under the Certificates tab. At the top of the Thunderbird window, click the Tools
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This page describes Thunderbird's configuration options that affect your email security. Table of Contents1 Specify the secure connection type and authentication method for a mail server2 Configure encryption settings for sending messages (for the selected identity)3 Configure
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At the end of the "new account" setup, Thunderbird may display a warning like this: What does it mean? This warning is displayed if you set up a mail server which does not use encryption (such as SSL or TLS) in order to protect your connection. The consequence
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REDIRECT Configuring Certificates
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After upgrading to Thunderbird 3.0, some users have found that Thunderbird requests a Master Password as follows: Please enter the master password for the Software Security Device even when no Master Password was set in Thunderbird 2. Some other manifestations of this problem: cannot
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REDIRECT Digitally Signing and Encrypting Messages
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REDIRECT Thunderbird’s Scam Detection
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Mozilla has learned that a fraudulent SSL certificate for websites belonging to Google has been issued by DigiNotar. This is not a Thunderbird-specific issue and the certificate has now been canceled which should protect most people. Mozilla has released an update to Thunderbird
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REDIRECT Master password requested but not set
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REDIRECT Why does Thunderbird warn me that my server doesn't use encryption?
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