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Baidu Search Update Extension

I never trust, download or install anything related to Russia or China, I don't want those spies get control of my PC. After many years of using FF, I just found somethin… (read more)

I never trust, download or install anything related to Russia or China, I don't want those spies get control of my PC. After many years of using FF, I just found something that shocked me: Baidu Search Update Extension What's this installed with FF installation? Note: I never run Firefox.setup.exe but just extract it using winrar, from "core\browser" remove "features" folder completely then install it. Where can I remove it from install source? Anything related to those Chinese search engines?

Asked by omidsolo 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

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A program called pc keeper has attached itself to my Mozilla Firefox, and I am no longer able to use it. Even uninstalling and reinstalling is a no fix.

Yesterday I discovered a pop-up attached to my Mozilla Firefox, it was essentially a white box, with a grey bar inside, which I dangerously clicked as it would not allow … (read more)

Yesterday I discovered a pop-up attached to my Mozilla Firefox, it was essentially a white box, with a grey bar inside, which I dangerously clicked as it would not allow me to close or access my Mozilla. Clicking the box revealed an ad for something call PC Keeper which now also shows in my remembered links as being in a second window. I was forced to shut down my computer to close the Mozilla, making all my links unavailable to me, and ultimately had to uninstall it from my computer. I attempted to reinstall a new version, but, again found this PC Keeper attached to it, it's white window firmly locking everything up, and forcing me again to uninstall the program. Please, find me a way to once more have my Mozilla without this PC Keeper.

Asked by AzizalSaqr 5 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 years ago

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fake folders AMozilla Afirefox

C:\Users\Freedome\AppData\Roaming in that pat there is a folder called AMozilla and inside a folder called Afirefox and is full of files us this imgur link to see scree… (read more)

C:\Users\Freedome\AppData\Roaming

in that pat there is a folder called AMozilla  and inside a folder called Afirefox and is full of files

us this imgur link to see screenshots of the content of the folder https://imgur.com/a/V62kKeE


theres also a Mozilla folder in

C:\Users\Freedome\AppData\Roaming

which one is real ?  is it a malware of some sort ?

Asked by sinoda 1 year ago

Last reply by FFus3r 1 year ago

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Trojan Horse installed with firefox

I installed Firefox 59.0.2 tonight, and was alerted that a Trojan Horse was installed with the crash installer app. ClamXav's Clam Sentry alerted me—and yes, the definiti… (read more)

I installed Firefox 59.0.2 tonight, and was alerted that a Trojan Horse was installed with the crash installer app. ClamXav's Clam Sentry alerted me—and yes, the definitions are updated daily.

Link to installer: https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/59.0.2/mac/en-GB/Firefox%2059.0.2.dmg

Is this a new false-positive? Clam Sentry alerted it as a LIVE virus, so it wouldn't allow me to quarantine it—delete only.


I deleted everything, but pulled this from Console:

/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/crashreporter.app/Contents: OK /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/crashreporter.app/Contents/Resources/crashreporter.icns: OK /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/crashreporter.app/Contents/Resources: OK /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/crashreporter.app/Contents/_CodeSignature: OK /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/crashreporter.app/Contents/Resources/crashreporter.ini: OK /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/crashreporter.app/Contents/Resources/English.lproj/MainMenu.nib/classes.nib: OK /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/crashreporter.app/Contents/_CodeSignature/CodeResources: OK

Checking {

   MallocNanoZone = 0;

}

for pattern .*

/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Info: Trojan.OSX.Flashback FOUND Live Infections Found: 1 Checking {

   MallocNanoZone = 0;

}

for pattern .*

/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Info: Trojan.OSX.Flashback FOUND Live Infections Found: 1

System: OS X 10.9.2

Full download and install of 59.0.2, not an update.

Asked by VanessaKing 2 years ago

Last reply by Tonnes 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes when downloading a file and choosing "open with"

So every time I try to download a file and choose "open with" (instead of "save file"), the file opens and then Firefox crashes. It does this on any website, any file ty… (read more)

So every time I try to download a file and choose "open with" (instead of "save file"), the file opens and then Firefox crashes. It does this on any website, any file type. If I choose "Save File" instead, it downloads the file and there are no problems (it just adds the extra step of navigating to the folder where the file was downloaded to open it). I have completely uninstalled Firefox, deleted every trace of it from my PC (appdata, Program Files, registry, etc), and reinstalled. No change, still crashes every time I choose "Open with". This has been going on for at least a few months I think.

Asked by HackedLife 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Awesome bar is suggesting random websites instead of what it used to do.

Shift+Delete no longer works to remove these erroneous results. I've never heard of, used, visited, or wanted to visit "http://nycsubway.org/" or anything related to it,… (read more)

Shift+Delete no longer works to remove these erroneous results. I've never heard of, used, visited, or wanted to visit "http://nycsubway.org/" or anything related to it, but now firefox's "awesome" bar sends me there instead of Netflix, which I use daily. I've turned off all the random suggestions for the address bar but these random, wrong, ads keep popping up. If I've never used it, and I'm not searching for it, putting it there must mean "http://nycsubway.org/" has paid you to be an annoyance in or lives. Or why else would you do this?!

Asked by MyArrowKeysStink 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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I got a verify email about using my gmail to sign in to firefox which I didn't do.

Hi, I got an email saying my gmail address was used to sign into firefox, from somewhere in Tanzania? Is this a phising scam? Email says it's from accounts.firefox.com. T… (read more)

Hi,

I got an email saying my gmail address was used to sign into firefox, from somewhere in Tanzania?

Is this a phising scam? Email says it's from accounts.firefox.com.

Thanks, Geoffrey

Asked by GeoffreyPalmer 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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I have something call hidden window on my xp computer can you tell me how to remove it please

when i shut down my computer as it does there is something called hidden window how can i remove this please help .oh and it also takes up memory so i can hardly use my c… (read more)

when i shut down my computer as it does there is something called hidden window how can i remove this please help .oh and it also takes up memory so i can hardly use my computer.

Asked by Rick 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Thousands of JonuiCouupon type files are being written into AppData/Local/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/.../cache2/entries.

Something had infected my computer. With help I've removed most of the bad effects, but what remains is files of type JonuiCouupon being written into the Firefox Profile… (read more)

Something had infected my computer. With help I've removed most of the bad effects, but what remains is files of type JonuiCouupon being written into the Firefox Profiles area. When I delete the Profile, it creates a new one and starts writing them again. 38,000 files in the last week, totaling 330 MB.

Asked by DanSchn 4 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 years ago

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yahoo is hijacking my broswer with malware

I setup a new pc and never went to any websites except yahoo main page. 3 times now it has been seen to hijack the session with an ad replacement? and it has a fake firef… (read more)

I setup a new pc and never went to any websites except yahoo main page. 3 times now it has been seen to hijack the session with an ad replacement? and it has a fake firefox update with save/cancel. The 1st hijack was the one with the voice and the page with the false info and a number to call...

Here is a list of the websites that are now down but were used in the hijacking attempt.

Asked by faust67 2 years ago

Last reply by Shadow110 2 years ago

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confirm account not from my ip address

sign in stated my password was not correct... sent confirm sign in email... not my ip address not even my city... and have issues with site I got on that I think has hac… (read more)

sign in stated my password was not correct... sent confirm sign in email... not my ip address not even my city... and have issues with site I got on that I think has hacked my computer... paid for mylife.com and have called 6 times now... and same lady states she is all departments...and cannot get logged off site and states site is not secure... I have most limited knowledge of computers... and feel this is an extension of a hacking two weeks ago... had to pay micorsoft and still not completely restored... however, right now concerned about firefox and no one to help and microsoft will not.. and I cannot confirm sign in on Mozilla and I cannot change my password for some sort of protection... someone please.. this old gal is in a panic... this site https://www.mylife.com/idp-match-process.view?&bypassMatching=false&redirectURL=%2Fsite%2Fob%2Finit%2Fidentity-premium.view%3FflowId%3Didentity_flow20... do not understand any of this... however went into settings and blocked all I could until I can get some help .

Asked by mr aak 2 years ago

Last reply by guigs 2 years ago

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How do I move my navigation buttons back to where they were and cut my CPU usage?

I just updated to Firefox 62 and my back and forward buttons have moved to the right side of the navigation bar and my reload button is gone entirely.Also I opened my tas… (read more)

I just updated to Firefox 62 and my back and forward buttons have moved to the right side of the navigation bar and my reload button is gone entirely.Also I opened my task manager and Firefox is using a lot of my CPU.My CPU usage is usually around 10% , or something like that...pretty low.Now it's using around 70%...Firefox itself using over 60% when usually it's around 1%-3%.Why is this happening and how do I fix it?

Asked by Osiris3.0 1 year ago

Last reply by Shadow110 1 year ago

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Spam web page

Today a new tab keeps opening about every minute, headed Pending Reward, and saying 'we want to thank you for your loyalty to Firefox! It's obviously some sort of scam. A… (read more)

Today a new tab keeps opening about every minute, headed Pending Reward, and saying 'we want to thank you for your loyalty to Firefox! It's obviously some sort of scam. A virus scan has found nothing. How do I get rid of it?

Asked by Dlc1 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Slow load or don't load at all any website

I have several months with this problem, sometimes when I open a new tab from a link is stay with icon of loading but nothing happen. If I open several times finally it l… (read more)

I have several months with this problem, sometimes when I open a new tab from a link is stay with icon of loading but nothing happen. If I open several times finally it loads, but is very frustrating.

I have last version of Firefox, I tried a clean install still happen.

Please let me know how to fix it.

Regards, Spirit

Asked by spirit_warrior 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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how to get rid of a malware pop-up messages on MacBookPro

When I'm using Firefox, on reputable sites, this screen pops up, along with a bunch of beeps. It appears to be from Firefox, but I assume it isn't. Where is coming from? … (read more)

When I'm using Firefox, on reputable sites, this screen pops up, along with a bunch of beeps. It appears to be from Firefox, but I assume it isn't. Where is coming from? Is is dangerous? How do I get rid of it?

I called Apple support, and they helped me run a scan with MalwareBytes (the scan came up clean), but the problem is still recurring. The Apple support person said to contact Firefox.

Asked by PamCC 1 year ago

Last reply by Ollie 1 year ago

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is it normal for adore flash player to download and install while im still using my computer

i was playing a game all of a sudden my game closes and adore flash player starts loading then it took awhile so i stoped it my antivius said it was a fake company so see… (read more)

i was playing a game all of a sudden my game closes and adore flash player starts loading then it took awhile so i stoped it my antivius said it was a fake company so seeing that i look in my down load folder it was in a light blue color and when looking closer it did not look to be in English there was 2 downloads for different dates i could not get into adore forgotten pass word going back to sreset and find out more but was looking to see if anyone knows on here also

Asked by shilow19 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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I have found a dangerous website that needs to be blocked ASAP

This website: letsplayme.xyz Seems to contain malicious code and is really hard to close because it seems to exploit the fact that window closing is deactivated as long a… (read more)

This website: letsplayme.xyz Seems to contain malicious code and is really hard to close because it seems to exploit the fact that window closing is deactivated as long as a sub-window is open. This needs to be addressed ASAP.

Asked by Luk164 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Virus attack when clicking open FireFox

EVERYTIME I open up Mozilla FireFox, my Norton Security Software pops up with a dialog box that says, it has blocked "Web Attack: Fake Tech Support Website 62". This h… (read more)

EVERYTIME I open up Mozilla FireFox, my Norton Security Software pops up with a dialog box that says, it has blocked "Web Attack: Fake Tech Support Website 62". This has been going on for about a 3 days now. Is there anything you can do to your FireWall and Other Security Software from allowing this Virus from trying to attack Mozilla FireFox? Please advise.

Asked by DawnL762 2 years ago

Last reply by star 1 year ago

Malwarebytes reports Firefox.exe as a trojan attempting to contact a separately reported bad IP address

Malwarebytes interrupted with a pop-up alert saying Firefox was trying to connect to IP address 167.71.99.170 (https://urlhaus.abuse.ch/url/348428/), which apparently mi… (read more)

Malwarebytes interrupted with a pop-up alert saying Firefox was trying to connect to IP address

167.71.99.170 (https://urlhaus.abuse.ch/url/348428/),

which apparently might be bad?

Interestingly, the above urlhaus link initially reported the hit on the IP address per a Pascal Geenens (@geenensp on twitter) who writes for a security blog at

Thanks to any and all who might be able to help!

-Log Details- Protection Event Date: 6/4/20 Protection Event Time: 4:18 PM Log File: 920f76a0-a6a0-11ea-9633-00ffc7e81200.json

-Software Information- Version: 4.1.0.56 Components Version: 1.0.920 Update Package Version: 1.0.25022 License: Premium

-System Information- OS: Windows 10 (Build 18362.836) CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: System

-Blocked Website Details- Malicious Website: 1 , C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe, Blocked, -1, -1, 0.0.0

-Website Data- Category: Trojan Domain: IP Address: 167.71.99.170 Port: 443 Type: Outbound File: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe


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Asked by thompson.g 2 months ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 3 weeks ago