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i had a pop up from firefox, saying someone was trying to trick firefox into a false update. and i should report it to fire fox. where do i report it?

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where do i report it to firefox?

where do i report it to firefox?

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This happened

Just once or twice

This started when...

streaming football through myp2p.stepens channel. 3/5/11

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.2; WOW64; rv:2.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0

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Do a malware check with some malware scanning programs.
You need to scan with all programs because each program detects different malware.
Make sure that you update each program to get the latest version of their databases before doing a scan.

See also:

Do a malware check with some malware scanning programs.<br /> You need to scan with all programs because each program detects different malware.<br /> Make sure that you update each program to get the latest version of their databases before doing a scan.<br /> * http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php - Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware * http://www.superantispyware.com/ - SuperAntispyware * http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/defender/default.mspx - Windows Defender: Home Page * http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html - Spybot Search & Destroy * http://www.lavasoft.com/products/ad_aware_free.php - Ad-Aware Free See also: * "Spyware on Windows": http://kb.mozillazine.org/Popups_not_blocked