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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.

Some information about the user’s interaction with the Safe Browsing feature (if the user encountered a phishy page, what they did when the warning popped up, etc.) is collected and then reported back to the URL in this preference if this Safe Browsing service is selected in browser.safebrowsing.dataProvider.

Possible values and their effects

The URL to which report data is sent.

By default, the following preference and value exists:


In trunk builds:


First checked in

2006-05-12 by Brett Wilson

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Firefox (nightly builds since 2006-05-12; 2.0a3 and above)

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