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Firefox opens a web page to download Firefox update

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Firefox opens homepage yahoo.com but another tab opens with FF color and logo stating to download this Firefox Update. https://oophig-tools.com/3571824514203/0a3f0fb3b55733687efd3c163838392c/b65d0c99f71438740adbe2e913464f86.html I have checked the startup page which is only Yahoo.com and I checked addons and plugins which has only the correct plugins listed. I am using Avast with Avast FF addon and Avast states the website is legitimate (LOL). The download file is a JS file and I did not download it. What is funny is the web address I listed does not load if I enter the web address manually. I cannot find anything about this web page.

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uBlock Origin seems to be effective at stopping that type of fake update message; at least it did when I tested it back in July not long after that exploit first came about and I could catch it.

Long thread here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1129758

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uBlock Origin seems to be effective at stopping that type of fake update message; at least it did when I tested it back in July not long after that exploit first came about and I could catch it.

Long thread here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1129758