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What Windows' hooks does Firefox use and how can determine if legitimate?

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Detected WH_GETMESSAGE hook used by Firefox browser. What Windows' hooks are legitimately used by Firefox?

Detected WH_GETMESSAGE hook used by Firefox browser. What Windows' hooks are legitimately used by Firefox?

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guigs 1072 solutions 11697 answers

There is no official way to determine this, though a quick Google search by the help of a mozillian found "a quick search of the source code implies WH_GETMESSAGE, WH_CALLWNDPROC, WH_MSGFILTER and WH_MOUSE, but these could change at any time"

Not the best answer but is what exists. I hope this helps.

There is no official way to determine this, though a quick Google search by the help of a mozillian found "a quick search of the source code implies WH_GETMESSAGE, WH_CALLWNDPROC, WH_MSGFILTER and WH_MOUSE, but these could change at any time" Not the best answer but is what exists. I hope this helps.
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See also: *http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-release/source/ipc/glue/WindowsMessageLoop.cpp