I'm having lots of trouble logging into flickr.com (via yahoo.com) with ZoneAlarm Pro enabled. Yahoo takes and remembers the login, but Flickr rejects it and tells me I need to enable cookies, even though both Yahoo and Flickr have full cookie permissions in ZA.
With help from Ad-Hock in the config forum, I determined that disabling *all* cookie and advertising blocking (except for "expire after...") in the "main" privacy tab will allow flickr.com to function properly. However, I can't get the same settings to work with entries on the "site list" tab, no matter how many specific yahoo-related sites I added (login.yahoo.com, us.rd.yahoo.com, etc.). Only disabling the global settings will work.
The opposite isn't true. With global privacy settings relaxed, I tried blocking *all* cookies and ads from flickr.com and yahoo.com. Both sites continued to pass cookies straight through ZoneAlarm, and Flickr login continued to work properly.
It seems as though ZA's "main" privacy tab is overriding any exceptions on the "site list". I'm using the most recent version. I've only encountered problems on Flickr so far, so I don't know how to isolate and test ZA any further. Is this a low-profile but known bug? If not, would anyone here care to investigate?
Operating System:Windows XP Home Edition
Product Name:ZoneAlarm Pro