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2. Security > 19. Grant Trust with Master Certificates

Grant Trust with Master Certificates

Control secure uses of Firefox completely with an overriding master certificate.

Web site content can request trusted access to Firefox by presenting content that is digitally signed [Hack #18] . Trusted access lets the content break out of the web page sandbox. The user must manually confirm that they trust the signed content presented before this can happen. This hack explains how to avoid that manual confirmation.

Master Certificate Concepts

Firefox supports the use of a master certificate . Such a certificate is different than the master password that can be set in the Options dialog box in the following ways:

Master password

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