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[liberationtech] Thunderbird's Bug
spikeuk1 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 04:22:31 PDT 2015
Have you tried asking in the Thunderbird support forum >
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/get-community-support ? or on IRC
On 14/04/2015 12:10, Amin Sabeti wrote:
> Hi folks,
> It seems Thunderbird has a dangerous bug that can put people in risk.
> I have 5 various Gmail accounts on Thunderbird. Each Gmail address use
> its own Outgoing Server (SMTP). It means I have 5 smtp.googlemail.com
> <http://smtp.googlemail.com>. But for some reasons, SMTP for one Gmail
> ccount has been changed from the correct SMTP to another one.
> Consequently, if I don't check SMTP of my account on Thunderbird, the
> email will send through another email address to the recipient. For
> instance, I'd like to send an email from aminsabeti [at] gmail [dot]
> com to someone, if the SMTP has been changed, I think I'm sending my
> email via aminsabeti while the recipient will see from another email
> on my Thunderbird such as xyz at gmail.com <mailto:xyz at gmail.com>!
> I hope my explanation is clear. This bug can be dangerous when people
> have their real email address and pseudonym email address on
> Thunderbird which has happened more than 10 times for me.
> I hope someone from Thunderbird is here and can fix this annoying bug
> which can be risky for people who live in some countries such as Iran.
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