Disable phishing e-mail detection
This feature is supposed to warn you about potential phishing e-mails where hackers try to trick you into giving them your passwords, credit card numbers, etc. Unfortunately, this feature doesn't seem to have any intelligence built-in like there is with the Junk Mail (Bayesian filtering) feature. In other words, you can click on the Not a Scam button all day, but if you go back to the same e-mail or open similar e-mails from the same sender, it will still be flagged as a scam.
If you know how to detect e-mails phishing for your information all by yourself, you can turn off this phishing detection feature permanently. In Thunderbird, follow these steps:
SeaMonkey doesn't have a similar option in its Preferences menu, but you can still turn it off. Follow these steps:
Last updated September 23, 2006