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Firefox 2.0 incorporates the Google Safe Browsing extension in its own Phishing Protection feature to detect and warn users of phishy web sites.

This preference specifies the name of the service to which sites will be submitted to determine whether they are legitimate if this Safe Browsing service is selected in browser.safebrowsing.dataProvider.

This is an enumerated preference: all preferences whose names start with browser.safebrowsing.provider. are read to generate the list of Safe Browsing providers. The * in the preference name is a non-negative integer, and matches the number in the other preferences needed to describe a provider. It also determines the order in which the providers appear in the options dialog.

Possible values and their effects

A string containing the name of the Safe Browsing service.

By default, the following preference and value exists:

First checked in

2006-06-07 by Tony Chang

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Firefox (nightly builds since 2006-06-07; 2.0b1 and above)

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