Fwd: Is there any reason not to enable proxy-autologin by default?

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Mon Sep 9 20:01:18 UTC 2013

On 09/09/13 06:54, Manish Goregaokar wrote:
> Bug 646452 <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=646452>
> We currently have a signon.autologin.proxy that is disabled by default.
> When enabled, if a proxy needs a password and that password is saved,
> Firefox will attempt to authenticate without prompting (and prompt if
> there is a failure).
> Is there any reason why we shouldn't enable it by default? 

If someone spoofs your DNS and pretends to be the proxy, they can
capture your password?


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