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Update Firefox to make my computer UNsafe??

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As with others .. had an apparent bogus "urgent Firefox patch" Push webpage open mysteriously Very convincing looking layout, except for VERY persistent install/download pop-up "firefox-patch.js" Also suspicious was URL source of update: Managed to kill pop-up page & with lots of gyrations to finally kill very persistent install/download pop-up Very spooky & I presume very dangerous! Assume lots of Firefox users would appreciate warning & guidance on this sort of malicious FF "patch" impersonation. ---

BTW - did NOT appreciate this when having to re-create my Mozilla support Password, "Password must be 8 or more characters" Your webfolks coulda told me that Beforehand!!

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Excellent re-formatting of my Post BTW; Converts it into a rambling, jumbled, marginally-readable mish-mash! ------------------------------ NOT particularly helpful to community forum users!

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This problem of "malvertisements" driving users to phishing pages distributing malware has been going on for months. It's hard to solve because they change addresses every day so Firefox's built-in phishing/malware filters cannot keep up.

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