Keep getting "request blocked" at login

Gabriel Ivașcu ivascu.gabriel59 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 25 08:32:21 UTC 2016


On Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 4:18 AM, Ryan Kelly <rfkelly at mozilla.com> wrote:
> Thanks for reaching out Gabriel.  The Firefox Accounts service is
> currently operating with tightened security rules due to an uptick in
> suspicious login attempts.  Unfortunately this also increases the
> likelihood of us blocking legitimate login attempts such as yours, if
> they appear too similar to the suspicious traffic.
>
> I can't suggest a workaround right now, but I'm hopeful that we can have
> things back to (close to) normal in the next few days.

Thank you, Ryan, I understand.

> Longer term, we have a number of new security features in the pipeline
> that will give us better alternatives to just outright blocking
> requests.  For example, we will soon allow you to do an email
> confirmation loop that verifies a login as legitimate, no matter how
> "suspicious" the request may have seemed according to our operational
> security rules.

Will these features be documented somewhere? I'm interested in how the
client flow should work.

Regards,
Gabriel


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