Configure Security Settings in Mozilla® Thunderbird
Get to know more about ways to configure the security settings in Mozilla Thunderbird
Thunderbird is an open source, news as well as e-mail client developed by Mozilla foundation in order to fulfill user needs. This e-mail client includes numerous features within it and a lot of security settings in order to protect the users and their system from different intruders. The security in Thunderbird mainly protects your system from harmful or malicious e-mail messages. Some of the security operations involves protecting from spam, spyware, viruses, etc. It also offers advanced safety from hackers. It offers numerous security settings which could be configured, disabled or enabled within Mozilla Thunderbird by users. This in turn strengthens its ability to defend your system from attacks that originate from malicious infections as well as from e-mails. Mozilla Thunderbird also supports several other security software like antimalware, firewall software, etc. Some of the security settings included with Thunderbird are antivirus, junk, e-mail scam, password, web content, etc. Sometimes, there might also arise different issues in these security settings which could be easily overcome.
Following is information about the ways to fix issues related to Mozilla Thunderbird security settings:
- Configuring Thunderbird Security Settings
- Issues Related to Security Settings
- Tips to Fix
Configuring Thunderbird Security Settings
Users can configure the security settings in Thunderbird according to their needs. For this, users have to conduct certain steps; the foremost thing to do is to select 'Tools' option and from that select 'Options' in order to activate the Options Windows in Thunderbird. After this, you can click 'Security' tab. This displays a screen in which different security options are present like junk tab, e-mail scam tab, antivirus tab, password tab, web content tab, etc. Now users can select each security tab and configure the settings according to your needs.
Issues Related to Security Settings
There might arise several issues with the security settings in Thunderbird. Some of the issues might be due to authentication, disabling of certain security settings, etc. The issues might also arise due to some enabled or disabled add-ons. If you provide incorrect username and password, it might cause issues. Improper server settings might also cause some issues. It could also be caused due to the presence of bugs.
Issues related to security settings in Mozilla Thunderbird can be overcome by several methods. Enabling or disabling of certain add-ons might solve these issues. When some security issues appear, it might show error messages or some other symptoms. Providing correct username and password, server settings, etc. could also solve the problem. If it is due to the presence of bugs, you can resolve this by offering powerful antivirus software.
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