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Is this download request from Firefox: https://ailieseibulions.org/1471134473246/18a18e57e6b711d084f33fdca035c68a.html ?
A demand for update download arrived, using the Firefox logo from the website listed. is it real?
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Hello WhatWouldBernieDo, NO it is not real, thanks for reporting a fake update. Please see the article I found a fake Firefox update.
So you are getting a random name website page claiming to have a so called urgent update for Firefox and a prompt to download a fake firefox-patch.js file. The random name of the website alone should raise a flag that it was not legit.
This is not from Mozilla or the Firefox web browser. The fake firefox-patch.exe and firefox-patch.js files can install things like trojans, viruses, unwanted software or to download additional stuff onto Windows based on past reports if the user runs them.
You could try using a adblocker extension like uBlock Origin to block theses fake ads if you keep getting them. https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/
Unfortunately this has gone on for several weeks now with one or two new sites reported almost everyday. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/712056/ and https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/712075