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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 which Safe Browsing provider to use.

Possible values and their effects

A non-negative integer indicating which Safe Browsing provider to use. (Default is 0)


  • The associated Safe Browsing preferences for the provider (see below) must be populated for this preference to have an effect.


Mozilla Firefox

Corresponds to a dropdown of Safe Browsing service provider(s), located under “Tools → Options → Security / Tell me...”

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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