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Post Posted February 9th, 2020, 12:10 am

In my Google Calendar I got mail reminders in which there are links to some servises, like f.e. http://www.twitter.com. Any time I click at them In TB I got warning "Link mismatch detected". Is it possible to get rid of this warning, globally or domain-selected? It would be hlepful, its annoying. Thank you. WIn10, TB 68.4.2.

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Post Posted February 9th, 2020, 1:06 am

That sounds like the anti-phishing feature in tools -> options -> security -> email scams -> "tell me if the message I'm reading is a suspected email scam". Most people disable it because legitimate link mismatches are not unusual and there is no way to make it learn (unlike the junk mail controls). Yet another feature that is only half-way implemented :)

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Post Posted February 9th, 2020, 1:33 am

Its disabled. Warnings still here.

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Post Posted February 9th, 2020, 8:54 am

There are four phishing preferences.

* mail.phishing.detection.enabled

i.e. Tools > Options > Security > Email Scams > Tell me if the message I'm reading is a suspected email scam

* mail.phishing.detection.ipaddresses
* mail.phishing.detection.mismatched_hosts
* mail.phishing.detection.disallow_form_actions

Try setting the mail.phishing.detection.mismatched_hosts preference to false in the about:config window, then restart and test again.

How to test:

compose window > Insert > Link

Enter text to display for the link: http://www.mozillazine.org/

Link Location: http://www.gutenberg.org/

Save message as draft, then click the link in the 3pane window.

P.S.

I think it's a bug that the mismatched hosts test can be enabled when phishing detection is disabled.

I should be able to disable all tests with the mail.phishing.detection.enabled preference.

Reference
http://searchfox.org/comm-central/search?q=mismatched_hosts
Last edited by morat on February 9th, 2020, 5:46 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Post Posted February 9th, 2020, 1:04 pm

Thank you, it works.

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