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[liberationtech] Thunderbird's Bug

Spike spikeuk1 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 04:22:31 PDT 2015


Hello,

Have you tried asking in the Thunderbird support forum > 
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/get-community-support ? or on IRC 
irc://irc.mozilla.org/thunderbird ?

Spike

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.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Amin
>
>

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