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barry molloy

29 Sep, 2017 09:12 PM

After downloading most recent update and logging in to You Tube. I was notified later by Google security that someone logged in to my account with a new device using a "Firefox 45.0" browser. Is this in fact how websites identify my machine?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Cameron Kaiser on 01 Oct, 2017 03:26 AM

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    Yes. For compatibility reasons by default TenFourFox pretends to be Firefox 45, although we have some later enhancements the regular Fx45 doesn't have. If a site doesn't like this, you can always change it from the Preferences menu under the TenFourFox pane.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Cameron Kaiser on 01 Oct, 2017 03:27 AM

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    (And also see "Using the TenFourFox preference pane" at the lower right of this page.)

  3. 3 Posted by Barry Molloy on 01 Oct, 2017 06:44 AM

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    It was kind of you to reply. Thanks Cameron!

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