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Obsoleted by Bug 338598. Only appears in Firefox 2.0a3.

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

The URL contained in this preference will always show up as phishy if this Safe Browsing service is selected in browser.safebrowsing.dataProvider, allowing the user to test the Safe Browsing feature.

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

The URL deemed “always phishy.”

By default, the following preference and value exists:


First checked in

2006-05-12 by Brett Wilson

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0a3 and related nightly builds.

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