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How can I forward a phishing attempt claiming to come from firefox?

Specifically does mozilla HAVE an email address to forward spam to? Abuse at or spoof at or something similar? I found a web form but with limitations on text area I ca… (read more)

Specifically does mozilla HAVE an email address to forward spam to? Abuse at or spoof at or something similar? I found a web form but with limitations on text area I cannot possibly include the entire, header included bit of junk.

Further, I run all my junk mail through spamcop and it came up with an abuse department of... c.exacttarget.com SO seriously doubting it came from Firefox OR mozilla.

However, my computer is still running a dated OS. (mountain lion.) So my version of all browsers is dated. I can't use safari anymore. Firefox is aweful, crashes daily! I send in reports and use my junk email to do it just in case someone actually answers. No one ever has... (not a great selling point for firefox. When I finally do upgrade I'll go back to safari.) And that's the one that got the so called "offer" from Firefox for something or other. That's why I'm here. Is this junk or not? And if this IS a phishing scam claiming to have come from firefox, I would hope they would want to know about it.

Please advise. I will hang onto this bit of spam until someone has a chance to post back. Thanks.

Asked by Artmaker 1 year ago

Answered by Artmaker 1 year ago

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Why am I getting upgrade notifications when I have NO INTENTION of upgrading my OS (which would be required) at this time?

Why do you think it's good to force me to upgrade my operating system so that I can have the upgraded firefox? I will lose the use of programs that are important to me a… (read more)

Why do you think it's good to force me to upgrade my operating system so that I can have the upgraded firefox? I will lose the use of programs that are important to me and CANNOT be replaced! There is NO free alternative to MPEG Streamclip. CopyPaste is no longer available. I use these, and other perfectly functional programs on my dinosaur Mac OX 10.8.5. The upgrades do not provide me with discernable added value. As you can see, this is a rant.

Asked by oswartz 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago

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After receiving the message "Firefox has not connected to this website," I received a thank-you message from the organization I was trying to donate to.

I was trying to send some end-of-year donations when I received this message: The owner of www.oregoned.org has configured their website improperly. To protect your infor… (read more)

I was trying to send some end-of-year donations when I received this message: The owner of www.oregoned.org has configured their website improperly. To protect your information from being stolen, Firefox has not connected to this website. ………..

However, we received a "thank you for your generous contribution" of $100 (8:02 EST--we are on the west coast) just after this. Has my information been compromised?

Asked by jogo 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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How do I get ride of Headline Alley? How did I get it on my Mac?

Not sure how Headline Alley downloaded onto my Mac? It has taken over my Firefox browser. I've searched on line, and it is referred to as Malware. Is it really? I d… (read more)

Not sure how Headline Alley downloaded onto my Mac? It has taken over my Firefox browser. I've searched on line, and it is referred to as Malware. Is it really? I don't what any of my information accessed. Please let me what I should do. Thank you

Asked by ACMoreci 2 years ago

Answered by Happy112 2 years ago

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Why can't I delete the adress-bar history?

I am considering uninstalling Firefox and never use it again. This is because there's an annoying feature with your browser that no other browser does. Your adress-bar ke… (read more)

I am considering uninstalling Firefox and never use it again. This is because there's an annoying feature with your browser that no other browser does. Your adress-bar keeps a record of every website I have ever visited with your browser and there is no tool to clean it with. You should ofcourse include the adress-bar history when cleaning Firefox history. You should include a tool for this in future versions of Firefox. If you don't then at least I will stop using it.

Asked by Sjur 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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you have sent a message to the problem email I cannot access. Please resend to the one I mention in this application

I posted this problem: Cannot access my email terry@xxxxxxxxx.xxx that I have through Yahoo. (I simplify my earlier)message here: The error message says: "Your connectio… (read more)

I posted this problem: Cannot access my email terry@xxxxxxxxx.xxx that I have through Yahoo. (I simplify my earlier)message here: The error message says: "Your connection is not secure" it mentions this as a problem: "us.mg4.mail.yahoo.com" My attachment of the screenshot would not download on my previous request to you.

I have followed the instructions on the page but am in a loop and cannot get anywhere. Please help me retrieve my email as it is on my promo material. I am an upstart freelance illustrator writer and NEED MY terry@terrylims.com EMAIL!

Thanks.

Asked by terry412 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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I don't have access to www.hotmail.com via Firefox.

When I try to have access to www.hotmail.com Firefox reports: "Fehler: Gesicherte Verbindung fehlgeschlagen. Ein Fehler ist während einer Verbindung mit outlook.live.com … (read more)

When I try to have access to www.hotmail.com Firefox reports: "Fehler: Gesicherte Verbindung fehlgeschlagen. Ein Fehler ist während einer Verbindung mit outlook.live.com aufgetreten. Ungültiges OCSP-Unterzeichnungszertifikat in OCSP-Antwort. Fehlercode: SEC_ERROR_OCSP_INVALID_SIGNING_CERT.. Die Website kann nicht angezeigt werden, da die Authentizität der erhaltenen Daten nicht verifiziert werden konnte. Kontaktieren Sie bitte den Inhaber der Website, um ihn über dieses Problem zu informieren." The same happens to two friends working with different computers. I checked the URL on SSL Labs. It gets an overall rating "B", with "Certificates 100%". Just before writing this message I got access to the front page ("Login") of hotmail. The login itself didn't work, and again, I received the message cited above. Can anyone help me?

Asked by Hadlaub 3 years ago

Answered by philipp 3 years ago

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Firefox says need to update Adobe Flash but Adobe Flash has no update for Mac OS 10.8.5. What should I do?

I have Mac OS 10.8.5. Firefox says need to update Flash. Looks like latest Flash update is 23.0.0.207. I have 23.0.0.185. Adobe doesn't seem to have a Flash update fo… (read more)

I have Mac OS 10.8.5. Firefox says need to update Flash. Looks like latest Flash update is 23.0.0.207. I have 23.0.0.185. Adobe doesn't seem to have a Flash update for Mac OS 10.8.5, only for OS 10.9 forward. What should I do? Would like to continue using Firefox successfully. Thank you in advance for any help you can give.

Asked by popcorn008 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Can't get rid of Yahoo search default

Yahoo suddenly the default search engine after downloading something stupid I can't even remember anymore and can't find. Removed Yahoo in Firefox Preferences, trashed th… (read more)

Yahoo suddenly the default search engine after downloading something stupid I can't even remember anymore and can't find. Removed Yahoo in Firefox Preferences, trashed the application (Yahoo Powered Search), and STILL it comes up as the default. Firefox 48.0.2/ Mac OS10.8.5. Changing search engine in Preferences didn't work. Removing it entirely hasn't worked. Trashing it and emptying trash hasn't worked. Restarting Firefox and also restarting the computer after making the changes hasn't worked. Is there anything a non-geek can do that works?

This is the page that opens automatically: https://us.search.yahoo.com/yhs/web?hspart=rotz&hsimp=yhs-001&type=mdru7c6fb085c2¶m1=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%3D¶m2=¶m3=¶m4=

Asked by AllisonDM 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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pop ups even after pop up blocker + add on engaged on mac

been on this for a while now, to be honest if this doesn't get me the solution im going to use another browser. I don't have this issue with safari, I use a macbook. when… (read more)

been on this for a while now, to be honest if this doesn't get me the solution im going to use another browser.

I don't have this issue with safari, I use a macbook.

when i try to close tabs, a pop up remains, they are either a fake apple support window, or a mackeeper equivalent, or other financial things. Occasionally when I click on a link, it ignores the link and opens a pop up in its place. These pop ups are like normal windows rather than extra windows that run over - i.e they replace either a tab i am closing or act in place of one. They are just annoying.

here is one of them>http://www.reimagemac.com/mac/?tracking=ReimageNetworkCon&banner=Roleta&adgroup=832297&ads_name=1022637&keyword=direct&context=v1_7937237_215037_36p_12AD2FB5E1895806231228951518_-1_4060467_v6ld_778_12AD2FB5E1895806227908775_m_ju_-5964032012024961844_832297____72_4d9f_ju_

I have checked add ons, as it seems like its something that i may of accidentally downloaded as part of a software download and maybe havent deleted etc, but no

I have definitely got my add blocker active and have downloaded an additional add on in response to the issue, to no avail

I did find a way of getting into another preferences part which listed various sites, i typed in something :preferences into the address bar, but am unable to go back in - if that is what it way anyway.

hopefully there is a resolution

Asked by ledgehammer 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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I have been having a lot of problems with popups and browser switching, despite refreshing Firefox, and having popups blocked

For 2-3 weeks I have been having problems with using Firefox on my mac laptop. I continually get pop-up windows when I go to search. I have all pop-ups turned off. It wil… (read more)

For 2-3 weeks I have been having problems with using Firefox on my mac laptop. I continually get pop-up windows when I go to search. I have all pop-ups turned off.

It will switch browsers on me. I prefer to use Google but it will switch to Bing or Yahoo.

I have refreshed my Firefox but continue to have problems.

Asked by medguer 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Is it safe to download Firefox 46.0.1 on Mountain Lion V.10.8.5?

I have been receiving conflicting information from Mozilla about this issue. A week ago I received this notification: "Your Firefox is now out of date, but the latest ver… (read more)

I have been receiving conflicting information from Mozilla about this issue.

A week ago I received this notification: "Your Firefox is now out of date, but the latest version is not supported on your system." And told to upgrade my Mac system as soon as possible.

Fair enough. But on the same day I also received the information that this update/non-supported issue will not take effect till August 2016.

And now I'm getting constant messages telling me to update my Firefox to version 46.0.1.

So what is actually happening? Is it still okay to update Firefox until August, without changing my Mac?

Asked by janfol 4 years ago

Answered by philipp 4 years ago

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I use 45.0.2,can I use ESR45.0 to extend my OSX 10.8 life?

I tried to update FF45.0.2 and a dialog box appeared saying new version of FF would not run on OSX10.8 and I must update OSX to use it. THis takes much time that i don't… (read more)

I tried to update FF45.0.2 and a dialog box appeared saying new version of FF would not run on OSX10.8 and I must update OSX to use it. THis takes much time that i don't have now. Can I download ESR45 to extend the use of FF until I get time to update OSX? if the answer is yes ,what specificly do I download and how do I do it?

Asked by FFWF 4 years ago

Answered by James 4 years ago

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I receive notice of Updates, but never seem able to "connect to server." I finally give up after waiting for 15-20 minutes.

I seem NEVER able to update even though Firefox asks me to do so every other week or so. When I click on Update, I get the same visual that suggests an attempt to connec… (read more)

I seem NEVER able to update even though Firefox asks me to do so every other week or so. When I click on Update, I get the same visual that suggests an attempt to connect to the server. The attempt NEVER succeeds (at least not within 15-20 minutes).

Asked by rfoery 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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Cannot sign onto Yahoo Mail or My Yahoo

I am running Mac OS 10.8.5 and Firefox 44.0.2 Since Yahoo changed their sign on process to two screens I have been unable to sign on using Firefox on the MAC. I can get i… (read more)

I am running Mac OS 10.8.5 and Firefox 44.0.2

Since Yahoo changed their sign on process to two screens I have been unable to sign on using Firefox on the MAC. I can get into these accounts using Safari or using Firefox on my Win7 machines.

The sign on process just sits after entering the PW on the 2nd screen. It never completes the sign on process.

TIA for any suggestions to resolve.

Asked by erivkin10 4 years ago

Answered by philipp 4 years ago

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i Had a Firefox Weave Account From Back in 2012, and now, i cannot access it. ¿ Where did it go, please. ?

i Had a Firefox Weave Account From Back in 2012, and now, i cannot access it. ¿ Where did it go, please.  ? i Still have the eMail Address associated with my Weave Acco… (read more)

i Had a Firefox Weave Account From Back in 2012, and now, i cannot access it. ¿ Where did it go, please.  ?

i Still have the eMail Address associated with my Weave Account, and i Registered with Weave in 2012.

Now, FF Sync says that i Do Not Exist.

All i get is this error "Unknown account. Sign up" at about:accounts?action=signin&entrypoint=preferences

¿ Where did my Weave Account and Data please.  ?

Asked by Staciejoseph 4 years ago

Answered by philipp 4 years ago