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Re: [tor-talk] Tor IP problem or Tor User-Agent problem?

On 12.02.2014 20:10, Bobby Brewster wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently tried to login into my Yahoo! webmail via Tor.
> It asked for a CAPTCHA then informed me that unless I answered a security question I could not login.  This is because "you are logging in from a device we do not recognize" and "you are using a browser which you have not previously used."
> I used a Tor ExitNode which was not in my normal country.
> I note from browserspy.dk that the Tor User-Agent is Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:24.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/24.0
> Question: is this really a "device" or "browser" problem or is it more likely to be a IP issue.  
> Thanks!
It is a browser problem.
If I change the browser (even without using Tor) I have to do the same
process. So I think it is something based on cookies.

David K


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